Skip to product information
1 of 2

Long Thread Media

Spin-Off 1995-1996 Collection Download

Regular price $24.99 USD
Regular price Sale price $24.99 USD
Sale Sold out
Experience all 8 of the hard-to-find issues of Spin-Off from 1995 and 1996 exactly as they were printed!

Spring 1995 - This issue features an extensive look at hand spindles, from drop spindle basics to traditional spindles from around the world. Plus, get some unique projects from miniature Bulgarian socks, wrist distaffs, and a stuffed bear (with a whole little outfit).

Summer 1995 - Take a journey into spinning's history to get a better understand and appreciation for the future of this great craft. Plus, there's info on how to use a drum carder, spice dyeing, and projects for a vest, jacket, scarf, and tam.

Fall 1995 - Have a look at spinning for socks, check out electric spinning wheels, try spinning synthetic fibers, and learn more about Wensleydale fiber. Plus, find projects for a hat, scarves, blankets and more.

Winter 1995 - Spin a variety of blends, from unusual (flax/mohair and Linen/Ramie) to the usual (Angora/Silk/Merino). Then take your spinning to the kids with fun articles on how to get the youth involved. Plus find projects for a baby hat, a blouson shell top, and some bags.

Spring 1996 - Find ideas for using up small amounts of handspun yarn with this issue. Find small pouches, hair bungees, crocheted potholders, and other little project ideas. Plus, discover how to make angora felt.

Summer 1996 - Rediscover white! This issue is all about spinning white fiber and the unique qualities that white fleeces and yarns contain. There's also information on drum carding as well as projects for a shawl, baby booties, and a white-on-white coverlet.

Fall 1996 - This issue has two main focuses: color and cotton! First, develop your color skills with helpful articles and then discover cotton from growing to spinning. Plus, check out projects for a mitered knitted t-shirt and a "Sanquer Check Devolved" vest.

Winter 1996 - With this issues discover how to build your own chakra, learn about the Navajo sheep, and get answers about preventing pills. Plus, find projects for knitted triangular lace shawls, a beret, a felted hat, and handspun gloves.

As with all our Spin-Off Collections, you get spinning inspiration at your fingertips. You can get this Collection as either a CD or Download. Just look at the advantages:

  • Browse each issue quickly with a time-saving electronic index.
  • Search keywords such as master spinners, spinning techniques, products or equipment.
  • These Collections take up less space than print issues and won't wear or tear.
  • Save money when you get a whole collection of Spin-Off than if you got the print issues individually.

These issues were scanned from original printed issues.

Author/Designer: Spin Off Editors