How an issue of Spin-Off is created Falkland wool, in the Hello Yarn September 2012 club colorway, Critter. We start planning each issue of Spin-Off over a year in advance. Many parts and pieces must come together to make a successful issue and it is always fascinating to see how the initial idea changes...
Apr 3, 2013
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Donna Towell helping 4-H members learn to spin. Wisconsin Spindle and Dyepot Guild. Spinning demonstrations at the county fair. Wisconsin Spindle and Dyepot Guild. Learning to spin llama. Wisconsin Spindle and Dyepot Guild. What was your first handspinning experience? Many people are inspired to learn...
Jun 29, 2012
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While most of us have fiber on the mind all year long, this month provides a special opportunity to honor spinning and other crafty endeavors because March is National Craft Month. As a dabbler in many areas of the crafty world (in addition to spinning, I’ve also explored screenprinting, soapmaking...