Elizabeth Prose

Associate Editor of Spin Off and PieceWork magazines.


Meet a Resident Artist at John C. Campbell Folk School: Martha Owen

Meet a musician, storyteller, teacher, and fiber artist.

Meet a Shepherd: Carol Wagner

As the Wagners state on their website, “The Coopworth is more than a breed; it is a philosophy.”

Small-Project Spinalong: My Energized-Singles Cowl

I needed a small, instant gratification spinning project—energized singles fit the bill!

The Joy of Spinning Florida Native Cotton

Florida native cotton’s staple length isn’t more than one inch, so it's a challenge to spin.

Crafting During Times of Crisis

I have heard from many friends during the past few weeks, and each has turned to crafting in their own personal way.

Nothing Says Love Like Sheep’s Wool!

This Valentine’s Day (or any day) say you love someone with sheep’s wool!

Hook Your Handspun: The Mixlace Wrap

From the moment I saw the Mixlace Poncho by Denise Lavoie as a new Spin Off staffer in 2016, I knew it would look fabulous in handspun yarn.

Meridian Jacobs Farm Club

Cyber Fiber Farm Club gives those who live too far away to visit in person an opportunity to learn more about the sheep and day-to-day life on a small-scale farm.

What’s On (or Off) Your Feet When You’re at the Spinning Wheel?

While you’re keeping your eyes on your drafting and your feet are treadling away at the spinning wheel, what’s on your feet?

Choose Your Own Adventure: Wisconsin Spinning Retreats

Wisconsin is known as America’s Dairyland, but spinners far and wide know this Midwestern state for its many fiber festivals, camps, knit-ins, and spinning retreats.