Enjoy all four issues of Spin-Off Magazine exactly as they were printed in 2002. The full-color electronic versions of these magazines allow you to explore making yarn by hand with easy-to-navigate tabs and printable articles.
With this CD, you'll have spinning inspiration at your fingertips. You can also search each issue by keywords of your choosing such as:
- Names of masters of spinning
- Specific or general techniques
- Favorite projects
- Products or equipment such as spindle, wheel, yarns, etc.
- Challenges and results
- Keywords like color, wheel mechanics, cashmere or any other areas of interest
Techniques: Crockpot dyeing, knitting with singles, weave with singles, design a knitted vest from a sewing pattern.
Fiber Focus: Silk, angora, and Stansborough Gotland sheep.
Projects: Weave a silk tuxedo scarf, bunny sweaters, natural-dyed crocheted vest, and felted vests.
Techniques: Shifu, the Japanese art of making garments out of paper.
Fiber Focus: Pygora, Polwarth, shifu, cashmere, silk, qiviut, and mohair.
Projects: A mohair hat, scarves, Scandinavian-inspired mittens and hat, and vests.
Techniques: Dye with avocados, cotton ginning, using a spinning Jenny, knit with feathers, and de-hair cashmere.
Fiber Focus: Cashmere, feathers, angora, and cotton.
Projects: Knitting socks, quilting thread for a Sashiko vest, Victorian knitting, weave a king size blanket, and an unspun roving hat.
Techniques: Dyeing, lubricate your wheel, spinning cotton, CD spindles.
Fiber Focus: Qiviut, cotton, linen, and Wensleydale.
Projects: Sideways garter-stitch gloves, sheep’s-head slippers, woven scarves, and knit a scarf with leftover yarn.
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