Sarah Wroot

Boro for Handspinners: How to Make the Most of Precious Handspun Yarn

How one handspinner takes inspiration from a Japanese textile tradition and uses every precious bit of leftover yarn from her knitting projects to craft beautiful woven projects.

Re-Creating 18th-Century Weaving: Fulling Cloth and Shearing Swatches

Spin Off Winter 2019 included an article chronicling Sarah Wroot’s adventures in weaving handspun singles, fulling cloth with a wooden mallet, and more as she re-created an eighteenth-century textile.

A Brief History of an 18th-Century Woven Cloth: Cassimere

Sarah Wroot’s working title for her Spin Off article started as “The Cassimere Project” but became “The Cassimere Insanity.”