The heady question that flows through this annual natural fiber issue is, “What is wild?” In our spinner-centric world, does “wild” always mean fiber gleaned from nature?
In the Winter 2019 issue of Spin Off, editor Kate Larson explored the literal ground beneath a sheep’s fleece (um, feet).
While speed is relative in the world of fiber prep, blending boards and drumcarders will do their jobs more quickly than handcards or combs.
If you were stranded on a desert island and could only have one fiber tool, what would it be?
An electric spinning wheel that fits in the palm of your hand and starts at $80? I couldn't resist trying it for myself.
Do you like a single treadle, double treadle, or no treadles at all? The answer might depend on what you like to spin.
Lisa Fliss said her favorite part of this project was seeing the colors combine, both during spinning and knitting.
Sara Lamb is a textile teacher and mentor who has been fundamental to Devin Helmen's success in weaving and spinning for weaving.
Inspired by a popular children’s book, Stefanie set out to create her own shimmering, colorful cowl using one of her favorite spinning tools—a recently acquired drumcarder.