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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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Spinning and Knitting in the Andean Highlands

Meet Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez, who has become known in Peru and throughout the world as a champion for traditional Andean textiles. We’ve gathered a collection of how-to videos and articles for you to explore!

Show Us Your Mends!

Calling all makers! We’re on the hunt for photos of your visible mending projects using handspun. So show us what you’ve got!

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Dye Recipes from Your Kitchen Cabinets

Nervous about natural dyes? Start with these resources, including a PDF full of dyeing instructions and tips.


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