Anne Merrow

Anne Merrow is a former editor of Spin Off magazine and a cofounder and editorial director of Long Thread Media.


Long Thread Podcast: Penelope Hemingway

Season 2, Episode 9: In the back rooms of Yorkshire's archives and museums, textile treasures await an understanding historian.

Long Thread Podcast: Franklin Habit

Season 2, Episode 4: Franklin shares how his loves of textiles, books, and miniatures come together.

Margaret Stove, New Zealand’s Lacemaker to Royalty

In her article “Handspun Lace for a Prince” in the Summer 2013 issue of Spin Off, Margaret describes the painstaking process of designing, spinning, and knitting William’s shawl.

Long Thread Podcast Episode 8: Keith Recker, True Colors

From Bloomingdale's to the International Folk Art Market (with stops on 5 continents), Keith Recker keeps following his passion for color.

Les Tricoteuses: A Bastille Day Yarn

On July 14, France celebrates Bastille Day (or as they call it “Quatorze Juillet”), the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille prison in 1789 that marked a turning point in the French Revolution—well, the first of their revolutions, anyway.

Spinning for Lace, Knitting for Love with Margaret Stove

Margaret Stove’s knitting and design are known around the world—after all, she received the Queen’s Service Medal and designed official gifts for 2 royal babies.

Andean Knitting: Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez's Video Workshop

PieceWork invited Spin Off editor Anne Merrow to give us an inside perspective about Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez's video workshop, Andean Knitting.