Fiber With A Cause

F.A.W. Research and Facts

This page will feature some of the facts I have found in my research on fiber arts. From how yarn made, the sustainable community of wool and cotton internationally, ethical practices of sheep farms, the use and health effects of knitting, crochet, and weaving, new knitting communities (prison knitting) to historical knowledge…Sojourner Truth was a knitter!

Medknitation Part I: How Are Meditation and Knitting Related?

This is the first in a series of three guest blog posts by Suzan Colón, a New York City-based yoga instructor, writer, and knitter. Read on to learn about the science behind therapeutic knitting. Visit Suzan’s website at www.suzancolon.net to learn more.

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Prison knitting class imparts empathy, life lessons, and accountability

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/at-prison-a-knitting-class-that-isnt-necessarily-about-knitting/2014/04/24/a814362a-ae0e-11e3-a49e-76adc9210f19_story.html

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