Tapestry of Life: The Ancient Art of Zapotec Weavers in New Mexico

Tapestry of Life: The Ancient Art of Zapotec Weavers in New Mexico

In Taos, New Mexico, Noreen Kompanik visited Susanna Starr, founder of Starr Interiors, for insights into the art and history of the Zapotec weavers. Crochet Getaway welcomes Noreen as a returning contributor. Magnificent Taos, New Mexico, is known as a mecca for artists and visionaries. From native pottery created from the earth’s elements to eclectic,…

Authentic Navajo Connections at Grandma’s Spinning Wheel in Tuscon, Arizona

Authentic Navajo Connections at Grandma’s Spinning Wheel in Tuscon, Arizona

Grandma’s Spinning Wheel Noreen Kompanik visited Grandma’s Spinning Wheel, a local yarn shop in Tucson, Arizona, and provided this heartwarming story for our CrochetGetaway.com readers. At the age of 8, Vicky Konecky, with her mother’s guidance, began to knit, crochet, and sew. She continued her passion through years as a public school science teacher in…