This well-known fifth-generation Navajo weaver serves as an ambassador for her culture and traditions, carrying her family’s textile heritage forward.
Creative approaches to the simple act of plying boggled my mind. And I’ve been spinning a long, long time.
Linda Ligon addresses some old wives’ tales that have been making the rounds since she started spinning and weaving.
After decades inventing and innovating spinning and weaving equipment, Jan Louët says that his favorite is the one he hasn't released yet.
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.