• hand-dyed yarn and small-batch kits, made by me in San Francisco

  • get fresh yarn in your mailbox, every other month, with my Kindred Spirits yarn club

  • order my fabrics by-the-yard at Spoonflower

  • about-me
  • Welcome! I'm Anne. I hand-dye yarn, make kits for knitters, and write words for the common good.

  • This is my beagle, Molly. She likes to steal yarn.

  • contact

  • Expand yourself: Join my book club

    Expand yourself: Join my book club

    I have a Patreon book club with my friend, Kathy, who's a children's librarian as well as an expert knitter, spinner and weaver.

    We read diverse kids' books and invite you to join us!

    We believe that regularly reading diverse books is a critical way to become more informed and brave about race and racial justice.

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    Try a single skein project

    Try a single skein project

    In my Kindred Spirits yarn subscription club, you receive a surprise skein of yarn every other month in my signature dye style: a tonal watercolor shade (sometimes gentle, sometimes deeply saturated), lightly peppered with delicate speckles.

    It's a skein to fall in love with, a skein to inspire you, and most of all, a skein with which to create something beautiful.

    What will you make?

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    5 tips for happy yarn shopping

    5 tips for happy yarn shopping

    It's a yarn sale, a yarn drop from your favorite dyer, a festival ... and you are excited about buying new yarn!

    Here's my best advice for shopping for new yarn in a way that balances joy, consumption, and budget.

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