Kim McKenna

A Spinner’s Tussie Mussie: Preparing Eri Silk Sliver

Learn how to manage fine, slippery eri silk for more control during spinning, and you’ll enjoy the resulting handspun with a lovely soft hand, excellent drape, and exquisite luster.

Ancient Earth Shawl: Creating Color Formulas for Blending Boards

Kim McKenna shares her process for creating and tracking the rich blends developed for her new Spin Off pattern, the Ancient Earth Shawl.

The Ins & Outs of Diz Design

Learn why which way a diz faces matters and why you should have a variety of sizes.