FIBERuary in Western Massachusetts

In case you haven’t heard, it’s FIBERuary here in Western Massachusetts! Carole Adams, of Whispering Pines Fiber and Herb Farm in Colrain, came up with the idea as a way to promote local fiber farmers. She was inspired by an initiative in the UK called Wovember which encouraged people to think more deeply about where wool comes from, to celebrate the incredible diversity of British wool, to wear 100% woolen garments, and to knit with British wool. (12/30/2023 Edited: It is with great sadness that I must share that Carole Adams died in 2022. She was my first spinning teacher in 1999, and a continual inspiration in my fiber world.) Continue reading “FIBERuary in Western Massachusetts”