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Yes, You Can “Break” Acid Dyes

Learn an easy way to get complex dye effects using just one acid-dye color!

The Most Surprising Natural Fiber You Can Spin Yourself

So who first thought of nettles as natural fiber?

Mixing It Up with Natural-Color Cottons

Read all about the author’s explorations into natural color cottons and the creation of a handwoven gamp from green, brown, and white slivers.

Finnish Woven Waves: Hannele Köngäs Explores High-Twist Yarns

Find out how Finnish weaver Hannele Köngäs combines Finnish wool, traditional textile inspiration, and the power of twist to create three-dimensional cloth that dances and moves and is as light as it is drapey.

Knitting Traditions from Around the World: One Woman’s Quest

Irene Waggener’s global travels inspire her spinning and knitting classes—including at this year’s SOAR event—her patterns, and even a book!

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Acid Dyes: Step By Step with Mary Berry

Whether you are new to acid dyes or just curious to see another experienced dyer at work, Mary’s step-by-step instructions are a great way to peek into her Texas dyeing studio.

Depth of Shade: Spin Off Spring 2024

Our annual deep dive into color explores blending, plying, dyeing, and more.

Dyeing Resources for the Beginner Dyer

Are you interested in dyeing your handspun yarn or fiber but need some beginner resources to help you follow along? We’ve gathered a few of our favorite resources to help you get started.

Color Your World!

I was very excited to learn that the theme of this year’s spin-along is colorwork. Take a look at my collection of handknits and you’ll see that colorwork is so obviously my true fiber love!

Spindle Spinning: Three Ways to Add a Leader

Learn three ways to add a leader to your top- and bottom-whorl spindles.