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Spin-Off, Winter 1987 Digital Edition

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In this out-of-print and hard-to-find issue of Spin-Off, you will discover tips for fixing your spinning wheel when you have problems with your flyer and bobbin wheel spinning, get lessons on plying a balanced yarn for knitting, learn spinning in the Navajo way, have a look at production dyeing with natural dyes, and more. There’s also an in depth look at Black Welsh Mountain sheep.

Table of Contents:

  • To Shear or Not to Shear? by Maribelen Ciesiel
  • Planning a Regional Spinner’s Gathering by Marilyn Frame
  • Reining in Baby Huey by Dave Centner
  • Problems with Your Flyer & Bobbin Wheel Spinning by Lee Raven
  • Handspun Gallery
  • Plying a Balanced Yarn for Knitting by Celia Quinn
  • Handspun for Kaffe Fassett Sweaters by Brucie Adams
  • Cross-Country Ski Set by Louisa Chadwick
  • Vest with Hidden Twist (project instructions included) by Patricia Emerick
  • In the Navajo Way by Ginger Jolly
  • In Search of Colored Cotton by Sally Fox
  • Black Welsh Mountain Sheep by Anne-Marie Moroney
  • Getting Started: Scarves in Variegated Yarns by Bobbie Irwin
  • Reflections on Spin-Off Rendezvous by Dale Pettigrew
  • Production Dyeing with Natural Dyes by Trudy Van Stralen

This is a scanned version of a physical magazine.

Author/Designer: Spin Off Editors