The artists and artisans of the fiber world come to you in The Long Thread Podcast. Each episode features interviews with your favorite spinners, weavers, needleworkers, and fiber artists from across the globe. Get the inspiration, practical advice, and personal stories of experts as we follow the long thread.
I often hear people talking, half proudly and half guiltily, about their stashes of spinning fiber, but I celebrate my stash. To borrow a phrase from a global phenomenon, my stash sparks joy!
Emonieiesha loves art yarns! She shares her tips for weaving with these striking, three-dimensional yarns.
The authors in the Summer 2020 issue, each in a personal way, share pieces of their own handspun histories.
I needed a small, instant gratification spinning project—energized singles fit the bill!
A handspinner who is passionate about spinning cotton shares two methods for ginning cotton by hand.
Immerse yourself in the vivid shades of the season. Spin Off Spring 2021, our annual color issue, examines the choices handspinners make when dyeing and blending yarn and fiber.
Sleuthing out the best vintage wheels can be challenging. Learn what one handspinner looks for in used and antique spinning wheels.
A few of Michele Wipplinger’s close friends reflect on her life and passion for textiles and natural dyeing.
In her Spin Off Winter 2017 article Fleece Sleuthing, Beth Smith shares some lessons she’s learned.