Interweave Spin Off CD Collection 2003 Art no.: 21370

1 CD - 4 Issues

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This CD is so slick! You get spinning inspiration at your fingertips. You just pop in the CD and enjoy the ease of navigating through an entire year's worth of Spin-Off.

Discover the magazines as they were printed in 2003 with a time-saving electronic index. You can also search each issue by keywords of your choosing such as:

  • Names of Master Spinners

  • Specific or general techniques

  • Favorite projects

  • Products or equipment such as spindle, wheel, yarns, etc.

  • Challenges and results

Spring 2003

Techniques: Painting skeins with Sabraset dyes, carding multicolored batts, and spinning silk. Fiber Focus: Silk! Suriculture in Mexico and China, natural-colored cotton, Border Leicester. Projects: Coiled sweaters, folk vests, silk scarves, Christmas stockings, and cat baskets. Equipment: Use old knitting needles and polymer clay to make a sushi spindle.

Summer 2003

Techniques: Short forward draw for soft yarn. Fiber Focus: Perendale, llama, and more. Projects: Felted bowls, pastel baby sweater and hat set, mitered square sweater, wrist warmers, funky Faroese socks, and a woven rug. Equipment: A brief history of the distaff.

Fall 2003

Techniques: Paint handspun cloth. Fiber Focus: How to choose a fleece. Projects: An elegant crocheted and knitted vest, misty mountains shawl with beads, rug hook a flock of sheep, hayseed kid sweaters, and flower power socks.

Winter 2003

Techniques: Beaded yarns; process, spin, and weave milkweed; soumak weaving. Fiber Focus: Natural colored mohair and Milkweed stalk fiber. Projects: Lace cuff mohair mittens, double knit mittens, and a beaded scarf. Equipment: Spin soft yarn on a handspindle.

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