Enjoy all four issues of Spin-Off Magazine exactly as they were printed in 2010. 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: Spin fine yarns, get wheel maintenance tips, spin plump and silky singles.
Fiber Focus: Ramie, Merino, and alpaca.
Projects: Crochet cozy cuffs, knit a frosty mornings cowl, inkle weave a ramie necklace and earrings, and knit button-up neck warmers.
Techniques: Learn to finish manufactured fibers, drafting techniques, spin a boucle yarn, and warp with singles.
Fiber Focus: Cotton, silk, and bamboo.
Projects: Make an undulating scarf, a summer lace scarf, a bamboo scarf, Horseshoe caps, and use up leftover handspun by knitting modular shells.
Techniques: Learn how to do core spinning and dye with black walnuts and other natural dyes.
Fiber Focus: Corriedale.
Projects: Make mittens for texting in cold weather, spin and knit a Friends Shawl, make a Corriedale double-knit cap, and knit a pass-through scarf.
Techniques: Learn about natural fiber, how to spin top, and raise angora rabbits.
Fiber Focus: Angora, Polypay, qiviut, cotton, suri and huacaya alpaca.
Projects: Knit Norwegian-inspired headband and gloves, a qiviut shawlette, Polypay cuffs, and half gloves.
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