With all the great spinning workshops that Interweave kee ps putting out, my video library is outgrowing my bookshelf space. Fortunately, the folks in our online education department have come up with a brilliant sol ution. They've just launched our new Craft Daily site! This means that I can watch...
Amy Clarke Moore
May 15, 2013
Filed under: Filed under: How To Spin, Spin-Off Magazine, Plying, Drum Carder, Handspun, How-To, Types of Yarn, Carding and Combing, Spinning, Processing Fiber
Maggie Casey teaching Spinning 101 at SOAR 2011 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Judith MacKenzie teaching her Spinning for Color workshop at SOAR 2011 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Deb Menz teaching her From Swatch to Scarf workshop at SOAR 2011 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Bringing the Spin-Off Autumn...
Nov 23, 2011
Filed under: Filed under: Dyeing, SOAR, Drum Carder, Spin-Off Magazine, Plying, How To Spin, Spindle Spinning, Drop Spindle, How-To, Natural Dyes, Carding and Combing, Dyeing Yarn, Spinning
I have quickly become addicted to spinning. On cool evenings, you can find me excitedly watching the magic of twist convert fluffy fiber into sturdy yarn. I am still fascinated with the transformation. But spinning has been a home-based-only hobby. My spinning wheel is not portable. It doesn't fit...
Aug 24, 2011
Filed under: Filed under: How To Spin, Spinning Wheels, Plying, Drum Carder, Handspun, Spindle Spinning, Drop Spindle, How-To, Carding and Combing, Spinning, Processing Fiber
When you hear the words "art yarn," what comes to mind? I'd guess that most people imagine crazy, wild yarns with large foreign objects sticking out willy-nilly. And yes, while art yarn often features fun experimental textures and objects, it can also be quite sophisticated. This week we'll...