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Spin-Off, Fall 1987 Digital Edition

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In this out-of-print and hard-to-find issue of Spin-Off, we take a look at the state handspinning, looking at the history of Spin-Off, the conservation of the craft, and the climate of the spinning world. There’s also a look at spinning tool suppliers, an adventure into Qiviut, and words of wisdom for beginning spinners. Plus, there are full project instructions for an Earflap Hat.

Table of Contents

  • Sad Songs of Spring by Velma Stevens
  • Spin-Off Book of World Records
  • Reading History in the Classifieds by Deborah Robson
  • Portrait of a Spinner by Persis Grayson
  • Like the ad says: “We’ve come a long way” by Priscilla A. Gibson-Roberts
  • The Way We Were…The Way We’re Going compiled by Linda Ligon
  • Certificate of Excellence in Handspinning a review by Ellen Champion
  • Conversation with Allen Fannin
  • Spinning—Australia – by Janet De Boer
  • Through the “Almanack” Office Window by Rowena Parr
  • Words of Wisdom for Beginning Spinners
  • Premium Wool—A Producer’s Perspective by Ron Parker
  • Know Your Supplier
  • Arctic Adventures with Qiviut by Marjorie Hudson & Kathy Sparks
  • Spinning in a Special Climate by Marian Allen 

This is a scanned version of a physical magazine.

Author/Designer: Spin Off Editors