Linda Ligon

The Plying-Themed Issue that Opened My Eyes

Creative approaches to the simple act of plying boggled my mind. And I’ve been spinning a long, long time.

Spinimation: The Maggie and Eunny Show

A great DVD set to add to your collection

Spinning Daisies: Chinese Fireweed

Linda Ligon solves a 10-year-old mystery.

Singles Warp? Yes, You Can!

Linda Ligon addresses some old wives’ tales that have been making the rounds since she started spinning and weaving.

The Louet s10 Spinning Wheel Is 45 Years Young

After decades inventing and innovating spinning and weaving equipment, Jan Louët says that his favorite is the one he hasn't released yet.

We Can't Weave Well Enough Alone

Linda Ligon wrote this poem and read it during the Schacht Spindle Company's 50th anniversary celebration in September 2019. We hope you love it as much as we do.

Spin Off, Handwoven & PieceWork Come Home

Since beginning her independent craft publishing project in 1975, Linda Ligon saw the weaving, spinning, and needlework magazines move to bigger and bigger offices. But there’s no place like home.

So Fine: Linda Ligon on Spinning Fine Wool

Over the years, Spin Off has been fortunate to have some of the very best teachers in the world share their knowledge and experience in dealing with these itsy bits of fluff.

Hand Carders Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before

Few subjects in spinning are as contentious as hand carding. Explore three completely different ways that excellent spinners approach these tools.

Hand Carders Then and Now

If you gave ten handspinners each a brand-new set of handcards, how many different ways would you see them used?