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Martha Owen
Cooking, Dyeing, Knitting, Music, Spinning
Martha Owen learned to spin at the Folk School in 1978 and had sheep, Angora rabbits, and border collies by 1980. Also a banjo player and known to tell a story or two, Martha's interests in sheep and wool, and music and dance, have carried her quite literally and joyfully around the world. Her children say she is a "wool nerd," but her sheep say she is outstanding in her field! She is a member of the Southern Highland Craft Guild; co-owner of the Yarn Circle fiber shop in Murphy, NC; and the Folk School's Resident Artist in Spinning, Knitting, Dyeing and Feltmaking.

Instructor Martha Owen spins yarn from an Angora rabbit.

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