Ellen Hansen's research and teaching interests are in cultural geography, specifically in gender and women’s lives in different cultures and various places, and she is a firm believer that everyone should make time for fiber every day.
We dedicate the Summer 2021 issue of Spin Off to one of the fundamental components of yarn: twist. Help us explore angle, balance, direction, and more!
The wheels of professional cyclists may not be making their way around France this year, but the wheels (and spindles) of the Tour de Fleece press on.
Immerse yourself in the vivid shades of the season. Spin Off Spring 2021, our annual color issue, examines the choices handspinners make when dyeing and blending yarn and fiber.
I get to play with all kinds of animals while also building close relationships with them and their families.
The Spin Off Winter 2021 issue, our annual fiber issue, explores the elements of structure. Whether in a lock, yarn, or garment, what does structure mean to you?
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