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.
Struggling with silk slivers? Add this easy technique to your spinner’s toolbox.
Crimp, resilience and connection tie the threads of memory together through fiber.
Can you use book-style charkhas for big projects? Yes, you can. Learn how I store my cotton singles for plying with this short video.
I love and collect handcards the way that many of my friends collect spindles.
Put your handspun to work, even if it’s imperfect! Kate designed this simple shawl to highlight handspun color and texture for beginning charkha spinners, but you can use this recipe for other fibers, too.
Our annual tool issue turns to a topic brimming with creativity and steeped in debate: all things carding. Do you love handcards, drumcards, blending boards, and more? Share your article and project ideas with Spin Off!