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Your Finished Object: Handspun Morning Glory Plummy Cowl and Mitts

My favorite part of this project was unquestionably the spinning.

Meet a Shepherd: Carol Wagner

As the Wagners state on their website, “The Coopworth is more than a breed; it is a philosophy.”

Using Art Yarns for Weaving

Emonieiesha loves art yarns! She shares her tips for weaving with these striking, three-dimensional yarns.

Handspun Histories: Spin Off Summer 2020

The authors in the Summer 2020 issue, each in a personal way, share pieces of their own handspun histories.

Small-Project Spinalong: My Energized-Singles Cowl

I needed a small, instant gratification spinning project—energized singles fit the bill!

A Practical Guide to Ginning Cotton by Hand

A handspinner who is passionate about spinning cotton shares two methods for ginning cotton by hand.

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.

Become a Spinning-Wheel Detective: Tips for Buying Vintage Wheels

Sleuthing out the best vintage wheels can be challenging. Learn what one handspinner looks for in used and antique spinning wheels.

In Memory of a Master Natural Dyer: Thoughts on Michele Wipplinger

A few of Michele Wipplinger’s close friends reflect on her life and passion for textiles and natural dyeing.