Spin-Off, Winter 1996 Digital Edition
Build your own charkha! Marilyn Rishel Sult gives instructions on how to build a charkha from a cigar-box. Deborah Robson gives a thorough explanation of all the charkha’s parts and how to assemble one from scratch. Plus, learn charkha fundamentals and how they work to spin fine, high-twist yarns.
Dive into the world of the Navajo Lifeway. Learn about the Sheep is Life event which celebrates the Navajo-Churro shepherds and weavers. Kathy Williams discusses her work to help Navajo families create sustainable income through traditional Navajo textiles.
Deborah Pulliam takes a look at the first twenty years of Spin-Off. Ron Antoine gives his thoughts on old spinning wheels. Get advice on how to avoid pills, from fiber preparations, to spinning, to knitting. Plus, find projects for knitted triangular lace shawls, a week-and-a-day beret, gloves, and a felted hat.
In every issue, you will be amazed at the amount of information packed into these pages:
This issue was scanned from an original print issue.