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Enjoy all 4 issues of Spin-Off magazine exactly as they were printed in 2008—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 2008.
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:
Digital Magazine Collection
Spring 2008Techniques: Lace weight yarns in a variety of fibers, a gallery of handspun lace pieces and a shawl project with complete instructions. Also a tutorial in spinning a sturdy cable yarn. Fiber focus: Cormo, with a baby sweater project. Equipment: Spindle and wheel – how to use them simultaneously to spin a novelty yarn.
Summer 2008Techniques: Tips on spinning cashmere as well as suri alpaca, with a lace shawl project. Fiber focus: Colored cotton. Equipment: Flick carders and how to use them.
Fall 2008Bonus: Special Wheel Issue - The Great Spinning Wheel Roundup! Discover a buyer’s guide to everything that’s out there—Specifications, prices, and availability. This is a must-have issue, accompanied by a definitive article on wheel mechanics by master teacher Maggie Casey. Techniques: What is the difference between semiworsted and semi-woolen yarns? Fiber focus: Pygora, with a scarf project.
Winter 2008Bonus: Guide to Handpainted Fibers- Everybody is spinning hand painted fibers! A special section in this issue serves as a buyer’s guide to all the wonderful ones that are available, tricks and techniques for spinning it, and clever patterns for using it.Techniques: Blending colors at the wheel. Fiber focus: Spinning vicuña and guanaco fiber, with a hat project. Equipment: Plying on a spindle.