My love affair with charkha spinning was starting to leave me frustrated and grumbling. Here’s how I regained my loving-kindness.
In the spring, Spin Off readers were asked for name suggestions for these cute twins. Let’s take a peek in the barn to see how Willa and Gus are doing this fall, and—of course—how their fleeces are growing!
Creative approaches to the simple act of plying boggled my mind. And I’ve been spinning a long, long time.
In 1941, a letter and a charkha traveled between Henry Ford and Mahatma Gandhi in the midst of the chaos of Pearl Harbor.
In 2010, Maurice Ribble’s girlfriend wanted an electric spinning wheel but found the available options too expensive. So Maurice built one!
Are you afraid to wash handmade sweaters? Deb is here to share her best tips and her secret weapon: the washing machine.
Love the one you’re with or let them go? Devin believes we should welcome new wheels into our flock and say good-bye when it’s time.
In these long, hot days of summer, I’ve carved out a morning ritual: spinning a bit of cotton while I drink my morning tea.
Have you ever stopped to wonder what is grease? Spinning terms can often lead to confusion, even for the seasoned handspinner.
Season 5, Episode 3: What do algae blooms and homemade biodiesel have to do with running a yarn company? For an independent natural dyer, there may be no greater creative challenge than the local environment.