Spin Off Editorial Staff

Thankful for Sheep

The holiday season gives us pause to consider all that we are grateful for.

Five Felting Projects to “Fall” in Love With

The same properties that turn wool into yarn make felting possible. Explore needlefelting with five sweet projects to make this fall.

Odd Handspinning Terms: Carding & Combing Edition

We’re back with another batch of odd handspinning terms—some you’ll know and others may surprise you! Let’s explore carding and combing wool.

Want more color control? Try spinning from the fold.

Keep your colors clear by controlling which color and part of the fiber you are drafting.

Pouches, Pockets, and Drawstring Bags: Cardboard Looms for Little Hands

Looking for a craft project for your child's first handspun yarn? Get them weaving on a homemade little loom!

Spin-Along 2023 Gallery: Part 2

This year’s Lace-along resulted in so many wonderful projects that we couldn’t fit them all in one article. Here, we present Part 2 of the gallery of lace projects using handspun.

Spin-Along 2023 Gallery: Part 1

From bookmarks and socks, to hand towels and shawls, the results of this year’s Lace-along are as unique and varied as there are types of lace.

Gallery of Handspun Mends

Visible mending’s popularity has been on the rise. We asked our readers to show us their mends, and we love the creativity displayed here by mixing handspun yarn and other types of threads with an assortment of wearable and useful objects.

Spin Off’s Top 10 Posts of the Year for 2022

Of all the posts we added to the Spin Off website last year, these were your favorites.

A Little Gift: Delightful Mittens to Knit

Snuggle in with your fiber and a collection of cozy patterns.

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