Pia Skaarer Nielsen, the Annapolis Valley farmer, fibre artist and artisan behind Wondrous Woolerie spindles, sent us these pictures of some new additions to her fibre family:

Can you spot the shy one?

Pia handcrafts her drop spindles from reclaimed hardwoods and cabinetry scraps: she is particularly fond of using antique maple broomsticks for the shafts. We like them because they are convertible (top or bottom whorl), simply designed and great for beginners. These days she is hard at work on the spindles for our April 13th Drop Spindle workshop. This workshop is currently full, but don’t despair: you can contact us to be added to the waiting list or to be notified next time the class is offered!