A look at creating a rainbow of silk using natural dyes
Read about Avani Varia's book on the historical importance—and modern movement—of spinning on an Indian box charkha.
One of my favorite things about being a spinner is wearing or using items I have made from handspun yarn. I love knowing that something I or a friend has spun is being truly appreciated.
What is necessary, and what is just a nice to have?
With a share of precious vintage flax, Devin has a kinship with spinners worldwide—and the chance to spin some extraordinary fiber.
Learn why plying balls and spindles make a perfect match for on-the-go plying.
Sampling a new-to-you spinning fiber provides valuable information about what your finished handspun yarn will look like. Devin shares why this extra step is worth the effort.