Kate Larson loves using fiber arts as a bridge between her passions for art and agriculture. Her fiber journey has led to a degree in soil chemistry, travels through northern Europe, handspinning workshops across the United States, and the editor’s seat at Spin Off Magazine. She keeps a flock of Border Leicester sheep on her Indiana farm. Kate is the author of The Practical Spinner’s Guide: Wool (Interweave, 2015) and several videos, including How to Spin Yarn to Knit (Interweave, 2016). Her articles and designs have appeared in Spin-Off, Jane Austen Knits, Enchanted Knits, Knitting Sweaters from Around the World, and more.