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The Ins & Outs of Diz Design

Learn why which way a diz faces matters and why you should have a variety of sizes.

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!

Seven Things to Love about Handspun Cowls

Find out why cowls make a great handspun project, and download our new eBook, 7 Cowls to Spin, Make & Give from Spin Off, to find a pattern perfect for your yarn. 

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Adventures in Fleece: Cozy up with a build-your-own breed study

This crochet blanket from the Spring 2015 issue of Spin Off highlights a variety of sheep breeds and only requires about 30 yards of handspun per a square..

Beaded Chain-Plied Yarn… Give It a Try!

Grab some singles, a tiny crochet hook, and some beads. Kate Larson shares how to add beads to your handspun.

What Is Saint Distaff’s Day? (And what does it have to do with rocks?)

Saint Distaff’s Day (also known as Distaff Day, Roc Day, or Rock Day) is the day when spinners go back to work after the holidays.

Fiber Basics: Bactrian Camel

Camels have been domesticated for at least 3,000 years, serving as transport animals and providing fiber, milk, meat, and leather. Read on to learn more about spinning this timeless fiber.

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

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