Experience all 8 of the hard-to-find
issues of Spin-Off from 1995 and 1996 exactly as they were
Spring 1995 –
This issue features an extensive look at hand spindles, from drop spindle basics
to traditional spindles from around the world. Plus, get some unique projects
from miniature Bulgarian socks, wrist distaffs, and a stuffed bear (with a whole
Summer 1995 –
Take a journey into spinning’s history to get a better understand and
appreciation for the future of this great craft. Plus, there’s info on how to
use a drum carder, spice dyeing, and projects for a vest, jacket, scarf, and
Fall 1995 – Have
a look at spinning for socks, check out electric spinning wheels, try spinning
synthetic fibers, and learn more about Wensleydale fiber. Plus, find projects
for a hat, scarves, blankets and more.
Winter 1995 –
Spin a variety of blends, from unusual (flax/mohair and Linen/Ramie) to the
usual (Angora/Silk/Merino). Then take your spinning to the kids with fun
articles on how to get the youth involved. Plus find projects for a baby hat, a
blouson shell top, and some bags.
Spring 1996 –
Find ideas for using up small amounts of handspun yarn with this issue. Find
small pouches, hair bungees, crocheted potholders, and other little project
ideas. Plus, discover how to make angora felt.
Summer 1996 –
Rediscover white! This issue is all about spinning white fiber and the unique
qualities that white fleeces and yarns contain. There’s also information on drum
carding as well as projects for a shawl, baby booties, and a white-on-white
Fall 1996 – This
issue has two main focuses: color and cotton! First, develop your color skills
with helpful articles and then discover cotton from growing to spinning. Plus,
check out projects for a mitered knitted t-shirt and a “Sanquer Check Devolved”
Winter 1996 –
With this issues discover how to build your own chakra, learn about the Navajo
sheep, and get answers about preventing pills. Plus, find projects for knitted
triangular lace shawls, a beret, a felted hat, and handspun gloves.
As with all our Spin-Off
Collections, you get spinning inspiration at your
fingertips. You can get this Collection as either a CD or
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of Spin-Off than if you got the print issues individually.
These issues were scanned from
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