Accessorize your spinning with the Fall 2021 issue of Spin Off! Our annual tool issue explores all the extras that smooth your spinning path. Learn three ways to wind center-pull balls using a nøstepinne from Heavenly Bresser and see how each method impacts your yarn. Madeline Keller-King investigates color and yarn design for pin-loom weaving, and John Mullarkey and Devin Helmen share a great scarf project for pin-loom squares working on the bias. Melvenea Hodges makes ginning cotton by hand easy using basic tools. From artisan-crafted tools to DIY solutions to resources for expanding your color skills, Spin Off is brimming with must-have tools this fall!
Amy Tyler tackles lazy kate basics and the more complicated decision of choosing the right one for your plying project.
Travel to northern Greece with Mimi Seyferth and explore the fiber-prep methods, distaffs and spindles, and traditional costume of the Sarakatsani peoples.
Plus, cast on some gradient singles and knit some warm fingerless mitts!