While happily drifting among the many booths at the Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Kate tried two different e-spinner models.
These instructors make beautiful use of materials with histories that become integral to the finished textiles. Join these makers at SOAR 2023 to learn about their process from the ground up!
Hand-dyed speckle yarns inspired Joanna Johnson to try adding small streaks of color to her handspun. Learn two methods for adding these bursts of color with our step-by-step tutorial.
Just in time for spring, Spin Off contributors share their experiences dyeing, blending, spinning, and more in pursuit of the perfect palette.
Speckled hand-dyed yarns are all the rage, but our love for sprinkles and speckles of color isn't new. Kate fell head over handknitted heels for traditional Norwegian flammegarn and had to give it a try.
Energized yarns, squiggle surface textures, and more, Amy Tyler’s approach to creativity is both analytical and playful. Check out some of our favorite resources where Amy shows us how getting technical can be fun!
Our Winter issue gets to the heart of handspinning, exploring how natural fibers connect global communities. Share your article and project ideas with Spin Off!
Amy Tyler’s new Spinning Wheel Mechanics course explains the science of friction and the delicate balance of creating friction where we need it and reducing friction where we don’t.
Learn to work in harmony with your wheel in this new video course.