this newsletter is a peek at my creative practice of knitting, dyeing yarn, and making my own clothes—and an encouragement to center equity and well-being
Hello fellow maker!
Welcome to my newsletter! I'm Anne, a San Francisco maker, artist, knitter and believer in the common good. I create patterns for knitwear, hand-dye yarn, and make my own clothes.
My newsletter is a peek into my creative practice and yarn business, Little Skein, and how I use knitting, sewing and hand-making to slow down, counterbalance consumer culture, and center equity.
I’ve titled my newsletter Anne is Making because it best reflects what you’ll see here:
what it's like running a hand-dyed yarn business
how I’m doing towards my goal of creating a fully handmade wardrobe
how to support our well-being in a world that commodifies our attention and pushes so many folks to the margins
I hope my newsletter will become a conversation between you, me, and all of the other subscribers. Please click the ❤️ at the bottom of posts that resonate for you, or comment and share your own story or thoughts. Seeing conversation start to bubble in this space gives me so much joy.
Right now, my newsletter is free, and I send a new one every Sunday.
I am so glad you’re here.
I have two sections that sometimes get extra newsletters:
Anne loves books (which is about my book club and diverse kids’ books)
Shop updates (which is for shop updates and new releases)
You can control which newsletters you receive (this is one of my favorite Substack features). Here’s how:
Go to your Settings page
Scroll down to Subscriptions, and click on “Anne is Making”
In the middle of the page, under “Notifications,” untick the boxes next to topics you want to skip (or make sure all the boxes are ticked if you want to receive everything!)
You can read all of my older newsletters in the archives.
If you ever want to unsubscribe, just scroll to the bottom of any email you receive from me and click Unsubscribe. A new window will open and you should select “Turn off emails.” Or, go to Settings and untick all the boxes under Subscriptions/“Anne is Making”
I work hard to make my Sunday letters relevant and useful. If, at any time, they are no longer useful to you, it’s perfectly okay to unsubscribe. I promise I’ll continue to think kindly of you.