Your Yarns

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2014, Spring: Red Yarn!
Feb 20, 2014 posted by Liz Good
In our Fall 2013 issue, we challenged our readers to interpret the color red in yarn.
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2013, Fall: High-/Low-Maintenance Yarns
Aug 22, 2013 posted by Liz Good
In our Fall 2013 issue, we challenged our readers to create yarn using at least three tools or none at all in honor...
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2013, Spring: Green yarn
Mar 6, 2013 posted by Liz Good
Green yarns! In our Fall 2012 issue, we challenged readers to the very open task of creating green yarn. It was...
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2012, Fall: Recycled yarn
Mar 6, 2013 posted by Liz Good
Recycled yarn! In our Spring 2012 issue, we featured two articles about harvesting yarn from existing garments...
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2012, Spring: Barber poles and mud
Mar 1, 2012 posted by Liz Good
Barber poles and mud! We challenged readers to explore these two often maligned traits in handspun. We were surprised...
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2011, Fall: Paper
Mar 1, 2012 posted by Liz Good
Paper! In our Spring 2011 issue, Judith MacKenzie shared her experiences spinning with sewing-pattern paper. We...
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2011, Spring: Camelids
Feb 24, 2011 posted by Liz Good
Camelids! From alpaca to camel to guanaco, if it's made from camelid fiber, we wanted to see it! Shown on these...
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2010, Fall: Colors Blended by Hand
Sep 2, 2010 posted by stefanie berganini
Let’s get blending! Whether you used combs, a hackle, or a drumcarder, we wanted to see it! All yarns consist...
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2010, Spring: Hand-Dyed Yarn
Mar 22, 2010 posted by stefanie berganini
Let’s see your true colors! Dipped, sprinkled, or painted, natural dyes or synthetic—if you spun and...
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2009, Fall: Natural Fibers from Scratch Yarns
Aug 25, 2009 posted by Spin-Off
Wool you processed yourself, cotton you prepared from the boll, silk reeled from cocoons, etc. No manufactured...
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2009, Spring: Spindle-Spun Yarn
Mar 10, 2009 posted by stefanie berganini
High whorl, low whorl, tahkli, or Turkish—anything goes! Yarns are shown at 100%. Details show the yarns...
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2003, Fall: Rare Wools Skeins
Jan 29, 2009 posted by Spin-Off
Our Rare Wools Challenge received more than 300 skeins! All of the pages didn’t fit in the Fall 2003 issue...
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2007, Fall: Sock Yarns
Jan 15, 2009 posted by Spin-Off
In our Summer 2006 issue, we asked you about Your Yarn in our survey. Nearly one-third of those who responded liked...
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2008, Spring: Exotic Yarn
Jan 15, 2009 posted by Spin-Off
Exotically beautiful yarns, we should say! Wow. These are yarns you want to bury your face in, roll around in,...
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2008, Fall: New to You Yarn
Jan 15, 2009 posted by Spin-Off
With these yarns, the possibilities are endless! Whether it’s a new fiber or a new technique, these yarns...
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