Three swatches knitted in seed rib pattern using single, two-ply, and three-ply yarns When you ply your spun singles do you prefer two-ply, three-ply, or four-ply yarns? Or perhaps you prefer to work with singles and skip the plying all together? In the Fall 2001 issue of Spin-Off Rita Buchanan shared...
Oct 11, 2011
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On the Cover: Undulating Scarf, page 50. Departments Editor's Page Letters As the Whorl Spins by Stefanie Berganini Reviews Get This! by Stefanie Berganini Abbreviations Calendar Classified Ads Advertiser's Index Get Loopy: Experiment with boucle by Jacey Boggs Drafting Techniques: The long and...
I’ve rattled on for years about how hard it is to put spinning instruction in print. It’s such a dynamic, process-intensive craft—so hard to capture in one-shot increments. For all my carrying on, though, I think we’ve done a pretty good job. Thirty-two years of Spin-Off , and...
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Jun 3, 2009
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On the Cover: Sarah Swett designed a sweater for next-to-the-skin, everyday use, page 52. Departments Editor's Page Letters As the Whorl Spins by Stefanie Berganini Reviews Get This! by Stefanie Berganini Abbreviations Calendar Classified Ads Advertiser's Index Angela’s Wedding Shawl by...
Sep 16, 2008
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