I have a hard time counting and numbering things--anything. My mind wanders, I forget which number I was on, and everything just falls apart.
Did you spin in public?
We got a number of questions about Benjamin Krudwig's new technique for spinning a Navajo-style 4-ply, so Benjamin kindly put together a video to show how it's done! Read more about the technique and its possibilities in Spin-Off Fall 2015. <iframe...
Add to your handmade repertoire with these DIY spinning tools, and remember, Spin.Off always has advice on using this equipment.
Time is running short if you
would like to join Spinzilla
You’ve probably heard the buzz about the upcoming “Monster of a Spinning Week,” Spinzilla, which takes place October 5-11.
When I was a new spinner, I limited myself to spinning for small projects. This limitation wasn't any sort of conscious constraint, yet somehow I always decided to move on to something new after making only a couple hundred yards of yarn with whatever was on my wheel.
The talented Rebecca Mezoff adds a new element to her
Saturday, October 17 is I Love Yarn Day, a celebration of all things yarn-related with the goal of sharing the joy of spinning, weaving, knitting, and crochet with others.
Squiggle. The word in itself is fun and whimsical. It was the perfect word to describe a yarn that retains the curl of lustrous lock and is still soft to the touch.
We're ringing in the season by rounding up a few of our favorite yarn-related products and events.
Participate in Spinzilla with a spindle!? Yes! And you can too!
Where will you be for WWSIP Day?
I don’t think I’ve ever spun four ounces of fiber so fast, so eager was I to see how the colors would match up. And plying was great fun!
The goal of Spinzilla 2015 is to see how much yarn you can spin in a week, but have you thought about what kind of yarn you want to spin?