Elizabeth Prose

Associate Editor of Spin Off and PieceWork magazines.


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!

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. 

Send a Virtual Hug in 2021 and Join a Cowl-along

We invite you to join the Spin Off 2021 Cowl-along and send someone special a warm hug via a handspun, handmade cowl!

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Seawall Scarf

This woolly winter warmer from the Fall 2011 issue features the styling of a classic seaman's scarf, including reversible cables along the edges with a moss-stitch seawall in the center of the front panels.

Self-Care Tips for Fiber Lovers

Indulging in a little self-care is critical these days. Stop doomscrolling. Put down your phone or tablet and pick up your spinning fiber, needles, or shuttle.

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.”

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.