Spinning How-To

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Spinning for Beginners: An Intro to Spinning Fiber
Feb 18, 2014 posted by Liz Good
Learning how to spin your own yarn is pretty easy and straight forward, especially if you have access to great...
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A New (yet Ancient) Way to Clean a Fleece by Jennifer Adair
Dec 17, 2013 posted by Liz Good
Jennifer Adair's article from the Winter 2013 issue on BioFiberSoak, her method for processing wool using Effective...
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A Guide to Spinning Alpaca: Fiber from Huacaya Alpaca to...
Aug 6, 2013 posted by Liz Good
In our new eBook you'll feel like you are sitting by Kaye Collins's side as she shares her wealth of camelid...
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Guide to Felting: Fiber Preparation and Inspiration for...
Jun 5, 2013 posted by Liz Good
For this free eBook, we compiled articles from past issues of Spin-Off that are sure get you experimenting with...
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A Guide to Spinning Flax: Linen Spun from Flax Fibers
Apr 5, 2013 posted by Liz Good
In this new free eBook, you will about flax from seed to fiber. By using traditional hand methods, it's quite...
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Wet Finishes for Yarn by Judith MacKenzie
Mar 5, 2013 posted by Liz Good
Wet Finishes for Yarn: Or , it all comes out in the wash . . . by Judith MacKenzie originally published in Spin...
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Wool Combing and Carding: How to Use Hand Carders, Wool...
Nov 16, 2012 posted by Liz Good
In this new free eBook, you will learn the ins and outs of combing and carding. Learn how to comb and card your...
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Dodec Spinning Wheel Plans by Porter Threads
Oct 9, 2012 posted by Spin-Off
These are the plans for the DODEC Spinning Wheel created by Scott Porter of www.porterthreads.com that was featured...
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Guide to Dyeing Yarn: Learn How to Dye Yarn Using Natural...
Sep 21, 2012 posted by Liz Good
In this free eBook, you will learn the ins and outs of natural dyes, explore dyeing with black walnuts as well...
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A Guide to Handspun Yarn: Types of Yarn and How to Spin...
Aug 23, 2012 posted by Liz Good
In this free eBook, discover the numerous types of yarn you can create and the techniques and methods for spinning...
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How to Ply Yarn: From Plying on a Drop Spindle to Creating...
Jun 20, 2012 posted by Liz Good
This fascinating eBook from the experts at Spinning Daily uncovers all of the opportunities, benefits, methods...
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All About Spinning Cotton: A Guide to Cotton Spinning +...
Dec 14, 2011 posted by Liz Good
This eBook is filled with great tips about spinning cotton from spinners who love working with cotton and know...
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A Guide to Spinning Silk Fibers + Free Knitting, Weaving...
Nov 21, 2011 posted by Liz Good
In this free eBook you'll learn how to spin silk for knitting, weaving, crochet, and embroidery projects guided...
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A Guide to Spinning Wool: Learn How to Spin Wool from Rare...
Oct 21, 2011 posted by Liz Good
Want to learn more about spinning wool? We’ve compiled some of our best content from the pages of Spin-Off...
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A Guide to Processing Wool to Make Wool Roving: Washing...
Jul 21, 2011 posted by Liz Good
Considering processing our own fibers? We’ve compiled some of our best content from the pages of Spin-Off...
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An Introduction to Spinning Wheels: How to Use and How to...
Jun 9, 2011 posted by Liz Good
Learning how to spin your own yarn is pretty easy and straight forward, especially if you have access to great...
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Drop Spindle Spinning: Learn How to Spin with Drop Spindles
Apr 28, 2011 posted by Liz Good
Learning how to spin your own yarn is pretty easy and straight forward, especially if you have access to great...
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Felt—Myths and Reality by Kate Martinson
Apr 7, 2011 posted by Liz Good
From Interweave Felt 2007: Felt—Myths and Reality: There’s felt, and then there’s FELT! Here...
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Finding Balance
Mar 10, 2009 posted by Spin-Off
Spinning is a combination of art and science, philosophy and physics, intuition and logic. We’re taught to...
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Low Tech, High Satisfaction Spinning Brochure
Feb 13, 2009 posted by Amy Clarke Moore
Free Spinning Brochures Spin•Off magazine and its publisher, Interweave Press, have created these brochures...
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Introduction to Spinning Brochure
Jan 29, 2009 posted by Spin-Off
Free Spinning Brochures Spin•Off magazine and its publisher, Interweave Press, have created these brochures...
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Saving a PDF File to Your Computer
Jan 29, 2009 posted by Spin-Off
Saving a PDF File to Your Computer Use the following instructions (either Windows or Macintosh) to save a PDF file...
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Help with Adobe Reader Files
Jan 29, 2009 posted by Spin-Off
Help with Adobe PDF Files Some of the files on this website are saved as Adobe PDF (Portable Document Format) files...
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Fiber Basics: Bactrian Camel
Jan 28, 2009 posted by Spin-Off
THE FIRST TIME a box of camel fiber arrived in the mail for me, I opened the box, stuck my hand into the middle...
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Making Dreams Come True: Building a Little Great Wheel by...
Jan 27, 2009 posted by Spin-Off
For the members of the Peachtree Handspinners Guild, our dreams of owning a great wheel were fulfilled when we...
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