Quotes of the day

  • "Spinning lends itself to analysis, but should not be controlled by it. Measuring your fibers, counting your treadling and turns per inch, and estimating angles of twist enable you to take stock. But keeping in mind the end use, and occasionally checking yarn for size and strength while spinning, can produce a good yarn."   — Bette Hochberg (from "Spinning Fine Yarn: (It’s Method, not Magic)," originally published in Interweave, Summer 1980, and also located in Reprints of Bette Hochberg’s Textile Articles)
  • "For a list of all the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life, please press three."    — Alice Kahn (quote found on 6/22/08 page of Wild Words from Wild Women calendar)