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.
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.
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.
Few subjects in spinning are as contentious as hand carding. Explore three completely different ways that excellent spinners approach these tools.
If you gave ten handspinners each a brand-new set of handcards, how many different ways would you see them used?
Linda Ligon's surprising take on spinning tools: You may already have what you need, and it's closer than you think.
But I’ve gotten a lot of pleasure from making yarn this way. However you think about spinning and weaving, here is this weaver's approach to spinning: