Archives: Producers

Carol Frechette

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Longtime hatmaker Carol Frechette makes hats, bags, and pouches using naturally-colored organic cotton and merino wool from Fibershed farm producer, Sally Fox.

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West County Fiber Arts

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Heidi is a native Californian with a Bachelors’ Degree in Business Management. She works as a Law Office manager while also donating time on behalf of non-profits that are closely aligned with her passions. Shortly after attending her first Fibershed Symposium she discovered her passion for felting. Heidi spearheaded the Fibershed Yurt project which culminated […]

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Sierra Reading

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Sierra  is a California based artist/designer currently living and working throughout the Bay Area. She received her BFA in Textiles from the California College of the Arts and her work focuses on the process of creating a garment and the care for the already made.  

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Robin Chapin Pilatti

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I have been a lover of yarn and fiber from an early age, initially focusing on knitting and basketry. My continuing love of all things fiber has led me into the world of spinning, weaving and wet felting. I enjoy teaching and sharing the knowledge of using local sustainable products and upcycled/reclaimed equipment off the […]

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Myrrhia Fine Knitwear

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Inspired by the dynamic creativity within all of us, Myrrhia is a line of knitwear made in Oakland, CA that utilizes organic merino wool milled in Maine and organic cotton grown and milled in California. Myrrhia is a continuation of a family tradition. Designer Myrrhia Resneck’s maternal great-grandfather started out peddling clothes out of the […]

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Marlie de Swart

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Marlie de Swart of Bo-Rage Yarns & Designs is an artist trained in Holland, Paris and Los Angeles, who specializes in hand spun yarns and hand made garments. Most often the garments and the yarns are made from local wool, alpaca, mohair or Angora rabbit fur, sourced within 50 miles of her home and studio […]

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Linda Gamble

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All of the yarns for the hand knit lace wear from Spinning in the Wind are handspun on drop spindles. Many of the fibers I hand process from raw fleece, which includes scouring, combing, and possibly dyeing and blending multiple fibers for color and texture. As of this spring, I began using Puretergent, a locally-owned, […]

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Knitterly

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Knitterly is a yarn shop in Petaluma, California, filled with highly curated fibers from near and far. Stepping inside Knitterly, knitters find inspiration in the narratives behind each farm yarn, and the sample garments that perfectly showcase the wearability and color combinations. Over the years, Shelli has worn many hats. She really is the ‘Jane […]

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Katharine Jolda

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A native of the California East Bay, Katharine spent six years in Arizona, working on the Navajo Nation in health education, and helping with sheepherding and farming. A self-taught felter, she is the artisan behind Felt the Sun, a collection of felt apparel made from Navajo and Bay Area wool, and understands her felt practice as […]

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