Elizabeth Prose


Seven Things to Love about Handspun Cowls

Find out why cowls make a great handspun project, and download our new eBook, 7 Cowls to Spin, Make & Give from Spin Off, to find a pattern perfect for your yarn. 

Engineering an Affordable Electric Spinning Wheel

In 2010, Maurice Ribble’s girlfriend wanted an electric spinning wheel but found the available options too expensive. So Maurice built one!

3-Ply…or more

A few quick tips on multi-ply yarns

Learning How to Spin Yarn: Spindle vs Wheel

Some spinning teachers insist that you must start with a drop spindle; others pull out a chair and invite you to sit at a spinning wheel. Which is best?

Nothing Says Love Like Sheep’s Wool!

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

4 Things You Know If You Live with a Handspinner

We thought we’d give a shout-out to the brave and supportive souls who live with a handspinner.

Taking Notes

What notes are essential at the beginning of a spinning project?

Navigating Online Fleece Sales: Tips for Buyers and Sellers

We asked three members of our fiber community to share their tips for approaching online fleece sales.

5 Tips for Sharing the Fiber Love on Valentine's Day (Or Any Day)

No need to wait for a holiday—spread the joy of spinning and making all year long!

Small-Project Spinalong: My Energized-Singles Cowl

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