If 2017 was the year I fell in love with cotton, 2018 was the year I fell in love with indigo, saxon blue, and all things overdyeing.
Traveling the country to fiber events is my favorite way to try to spinning tools, fall in love with new fibers, and meet other wool-obsessed folk.
If you were stranded on a deserted island, what spinning tool would you need?
During lambing season, I spend more time with my Border Leicesters than at any other time of the year.
Long-draw, short-draw, inchworm—there are many ways we describe how our fingers interact with fiber and twist. It takes time to understand woolen and worsted spinning, and once we’ve learned about spinning drafts, the knowledge still might not extend
I’ve always loved looking back through my copies of Spin Off Magazine. No matter how much time I spend with an issue, I can come back to it a year or more later and find something I missed.
The new issue of Spin Off magazine is almost here. Spring 2019 brings fresh energy, new inspirations, and of course, lambs!
Spinning for weaving is a hot topic, and one of my favorite spinner/weavers is John Mullarkey. John is known for card weaving incredible silk bands, his clear and comfortable teaching, and good humor. I asked him to share a few spinning tips for those of