For 20 years, Bhakti Watts has been spinning every fiber she can find. Wool and cotton, silk and angora, all settle into long and luxurious strands in her hands.
Bhakti is fascinated by the tools of the craft and uses drop spindles, support spindles, a spinning wheel, and a charka for her work.
Bhakti taught spinning at Nestucca Bay Yarns on the Oregon coast and from her home in Portland before coming to teach at Multnomah Arts Center.
Some of Bhakti’s work: