Spin-Off, Fall 1997 Digital Edition
Now available for individual download!
Spinner's Question explains how to blend and combine fibers. Admire Sara Lamb's colorful Rebuttal Sweater, made in rebuttal to a beautiful white sweater. Alden Amos covers waxes, polishes, and how they affect your spinning wheel's finish. Check out Jean Parks' "Mummy Babies." Learn how to spin and ply Anasazi-style with Bobbie Irwin. On that note, learn who the Anasazi were with Deborah Robson. Muse on whether history would be different if we'd known about Anasazi cotton with Glenna Dean. Develop your color skills in fiber blending and spinning. Discover Irish tapestry weavers who found a home in the American Southwest. Learn the history or Orenburg and Galina Khmeleva's incredible story in the article Fiber Diplomacy: A Russian Yarn. Janice Keller provides the basics of constructing an Orenburg shawl. Admire Pat Storr's Orenburg lace scarf. Discover the beauty wood burning can lend to a spinning wheel in the hands of Regie Saxerud. See the results of a yarn exchange, called the ninety-yarn sweater. Learn what the eco-sock is and also learn why you would want llamas to enter your life.
In every issue, you will be amazed at the amount of information packed into these pages:
- Be inspired by spinners from all over the world. In each issue, you'll meet spinners with unique stories to tell.
- Explore a variety of spinning techniques. Get an up-close look at piles of gorgeous handspun yarns and learn how to make them for yourself.
- Test your spinning skills with projects that use your handspun yarns.
- And so much more!
This issue was scanned from an original print issue.