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2003 Spin-Off Collection (Download)

Enjoy all 4 issues of Spin-Off magazine exactly as they were printed in 2003—now available as a Digital Magazine Collection!
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Enjoy all 4 issues of Spin-Off magazine exactly as they were printed in 2003—now available as a Digital Magazine Collection!

Get instant spinning inspiration at your fingertips. Just download this Digital Magazine Collection and enjoy one whole years’ worth of Spin-Off magazine on your computer!  You won’t believe how easy it is to navigate through all four issues originally published in 2003.


Discover the time-saving electronic index that allows you to jump from article to article with just a click of your mouse. You can also search each issue by any keyword you please, including:

  • Names of master spinners
  • Specific or general techniques
  • Favorite projects
  • Products or equipment such as spindles, wheels, yarns, etc.
  • Challenges and results

SKU: EP4888

Format: Digital Magazine Collection

Table of Contents

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.

SKU: EP4888

Format: Digital Magazine Collection