Spin Off Editorial Staff

I Am a Spinner: Miranda Mims, Archivist and Curator

This is an exciting career to be in, allowing me to actively engage in archiving and preserving our shared cultural heritage.

Spin Off Call for Submissions Winter 2022: Blends—Opposites Attract 

In the Winter 2022 issue, help us explore spectacular combinations: fiber blends, technique mixes, tool duos, and more!

Correction to the Godey’s-Inspired Sontag, Summer 2020

A correction for Denise Williams' Godey’s-Inspired Sontag in the Summer 2020 issue.

Spin Off Call for Submissions Fall 2021: Accessorize Your Accessories

In the Spin Off Fall 2021 issue, we will explore the little tools that enhance our spinning practice. Tell us what accessories you can’t spin without!

I Am a Spinner: Ellen Hansen, Professor of Geography

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.

Spin Off Call for Submissions Summer 2021: The Art & Science of Twist

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 Tour de Fleece Carries On!

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.

Spin Off Call for Submissions Spring 2021: Chroma, Deliberate and Inadvertent Color

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.

Pouches, Pockets, and Drawstring Bags

Small handspun projects for you and your kids.