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Hows and Whys of Handspun Socks (plus an eBook full of patterns!)

What is the best sock yarn? Oh my, do spinners have opinions. Up your sock game with our new eBook collection.

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Akha Spindles: What Is the “Right” Way to Spin?

Mid-whorl spindles commonly called Akha spindles can be used as supported spindles, suspended spindles, or a bit of both. Let’s take a closer look!

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Pin-Loom Palettes: John Mullarkey on Handspun Color

Ready to try spinning for a pin-loom project? John Mullarkey has key tips for you!

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Horseshoe Cap to Spin and Knit

Graceful, curved lines are the foundation of the horseshoe pattern in knitting, one of the basic Shetland lace stitches featured here in the popular Horseshoe Cap—a bonus for current Spin Off subscribers.

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Exploring Natural Palettes: Fresh-Leaf Indigo, Madder, and Woad

Are you ready for the next level in your natural dyeing journey? Our new eBook will show you how three experienced natural dyers create brilliant palettes from single dyestuffs.

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Tutorial: Handspun Buttons for Handspun Sweaters

While I love spinning and knitting cardigans that incorporate beautiful buttons, I used to struggle to find the right ones. Then I learned to make my own buttons—and you can, too!

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3 Reasons to Spin and Weave Your Own Bands (and an eBook to Help You Do It!)

Why spin with bandweaving in mind? Kate Larson explains 3 reasons why you should give it a try. Plus, we’ve put together a collection of favorite bandweaving articles and projects to help you get started!

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Helianthus Mitts

Grab your needles and get ready to display your sunny disposition with these cheerful knitted mitts.

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Inspired by Speckles: Adding Easy Bursts of Color to Your Handspun

Hand-dyed speckle yarns inspired Joanna Johnson to try adding small streaks of color to her handspun. Learn two methods for adding these bursts of color with our step-by-step tutorial.

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Hot Topic: Can Technical Spinning Be Fun?

Energized yarns, squiggle surface textures, and more, Amy Tyler’s approach to creativity is both analytical and playful. Check out some of our favorite resources where Amy shows us how getting technical can be fun!