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Spin-Off Winter 2016: The Luxury Issue

Spin-Off Winter 2016

If you’re reading this, chances are that sitting down to spin is a luxury for you. We’re thrilled to have professional spinners—production spinners, teachers making samples, working artists—among our readers, but there are not many of our readers who spin to keep clothes on their backs and food on the table. (If you do, please…


Spin-Off Fall 2015

          DEPARTMENTS Editor's PageAs the Whorl SpinsOuttakes with Jillian MorenoGet This!ReviewsYour YarnAsk a Spinning TeacherI Am a Spinner: Ellen HansenClassified AdsAdvertiser's Index   PROJECTS Durham Chevron Cowl Kate Larson ARTICLES Navajo-Ply Meets Four-PlyBenjamin Krudwing Corespun Squiggle YarnStephanie Stratton I Ply with My Little EyeJanel Laidman Plying Worsted and WoolenJudith MacKenzie Plying…

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Felted 2015

  Nest Pincushion Heidi Boyd DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Page As the Whorl Spins Letters Get This! Reviews Your Yarn Abbreviations Classified Ads Advertiser’s Index Prickle of Hedgehogs Jennifer and Melissa VanSant    Flying V Bag Stefanie Berganini PROJECTS MAKE + GIVE Geodes Leah Adams Twill Basket Stephanie Flynn Sokolov Seaside Inspiration Felted Seashell Cards Deborah Wolff…


Spin-Off Summer 2015

Lobster Pot Scarf Stephanie Flynn Sokolov                DEPARTMENTS Editor's PageAs the Whorl SpinsLettersGet This!ReviewsYour YarnAbbreviationsClassified AdsAdvertiser's Index                         Blue-Eyed Grass ScarfLynn Harper    At the Edges ScarfSara Lamb   FEATURES Estes Park Wool Market at Twenty-FiveLinda Ligon A…


Spin-Off Spring 2015

                    Garter and Fan Scarf by Amelia Garripoli DEPARTMENTS Editor's PageAs the Whorl SpinsLettersGet This!ReviewsYour YarnAbbreviationsClassified AdsAdvertiser's Index                         By the Ounce Afghan Melanie Smith    Slouchy Box Hat John Mullarkey FEATURES Have Wool, Will Travel Constance Hall Shetland Wool Week Deborah Robson Color Playground Jillian Moreno Chop Suey Yarns Caroline Hockenberry Naturally Beautiful TogetherDagmar…


Spin-Off Winter 2015

On the Cover: Joan, a Border Leicester from Kate Larson's flock, page 39. Photo by Kate Larson. DEPARTMENTS Editor's PageLettersAs the Whorl SpinsGet This!AbbreviationsAdvertisers' IndexClassified Ads                        Wool into Stone Afghan by Amy Tyler    Winter Twilight Mittens by Donna Kay FEATURES Spinzilla 2014: Back With a Rawrrrrr! by Constance Hall Easy-to-Dye Cotton by…


Spin-Off Fall 2014

On the Cover: The Weighty Matter of Spindles by Constance Hall DEPARTMENTS Editor's PageSpin-along: Bountiful BambooLettersAs the Whorl SpinsReviewsGet This!Your Yarns: Singles!       AbbreviationsAdvertisers' IndexClassified Ads                   Country Summer Shawl by Sara Greer    Starry Night Jacket by Betty Paepke FEATURES Behind the Scenes: The Woolery History and Innovation: A Profile of Alvin Ramer                                                                                                                                                                               by…


Spin-Off Summer 2014

On the Cover: Journey to Tinkuy by Ercil Howard-Wroth DEPARTMENTS Editor's PageSpin-along Around the WorldLettersAs the Whorl SpinsReviewsGet This!AbbreviationsAdvertisers' IndexClassified Ads  Uzbekistan by Hat by Sarah Wroot    Behind the Scenes with Linda Ligon FEATURES Behind the Scenes: A Conversation with Linda Ligon Exiting Edenby Maggie Leininger Back to the Futureby Barbara Rimmer and Beatrice Keizers…


Spin-Off Spring 2014

On the Cover: Never-Ending Blending by Susan Z. Douglas DEPARTMENTS Editor's PageLettersAs the Whorl SpinsGet This!Reviews: Create the Perfect GarmentYour Yarn: Red Yarn!AbbreviationsClassified AdsAdvertisers' Index   Photo to Roving by Katie Weston    Fibonacci Colors by Linda Martin FEATURES Merrily We Spin-alongby Linda Ligon Fibre Week at Olds Collegeby Vanessa Bjerreskov Behind the Scenes: A Conversation…


Spin-Off Winter 2014

On the Cover: Handspun Veronica Pullover, spun and crocheted by Ulla Sandel, designed by Kristin Omdahl. DEPARTMENTS Editor's PageLettersAs the Whorl SpinsReviewsGet This!AbbreviationsClassified AdsAdvertisers' Index   A bead-whorl spindle that belonged to Ella Baker, from Judith Towers's collection, with a handspun cotton carrying case and a needlecase made by Ella and given to Irene Schmoller of Cotton…