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Spin-Off 2004 CD Collection

Enjoy 4 issues of SPIN-OFF MAGAZINE exactly as they were printed in 2004.

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Enjoy 4 issues of SPIN-OFF MAGAZINE exactly as they were printed in 2004.

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 issues.

Discover the magazines as they were printed in 2004 with a time-saving electronic index. You can also search each issue by keywords of your choosing such as:

  • Names of masters of spinning
  • Specific or general techniques
  • Favorite projects
  • Products or equipment such as spindle, wheel, yarns, etc.
  • Challenges and results

SKU: 11SP09

Format: CD

ISBN 13: 9781596684690

Table of Contents

Techniques: Learn how to spin beads onto a single fiber yarn, use plants to naturally-dye fiber, spin Soy Silk, embroider with silk, ply wool and silk to make plain weave fancy. Fiber Focus: American Jacob Sheep with complete instructions for crocheted slippers. Projects: The Lilies-of-the Valley shawls, a rigid-heddle loom scarf, Soy Shells Shawlette. Equipment: Use your handspun on a knitting spool, rigid-heddle loom weaving.

Techniques: Dye with food coloring, spin for slip-stitch crochet, spin cotton on a handspindle. Fiber Focus: Maine Island sheep. Projects: A cotton amulet bag, a Sedona spiral vortex bowl, Maine Island eyelet socks, a cotton shirt. Equipment: Use your combs—organizing fibers to spin, learn how to use a lucet.

FALL 2004
Techniques: Learn how to spin a silk brick; overcome moth misery and repair holes. Fiber Focus: Hemp; Lincoln Longwool. Projects: A Bombyx mori silk hat and woven pillow; needlefelted pumpkins; Lord of the Rings handspun cloaks; knitted and fulled boots, clogs, and slippers. Equipment: Try your hand at needlefelting; weaving with handspun.

Techniques: Long draw! Spin cotton; learn how to make a three-ply cabled yarn for socks. Fiber Focus: A new fiber—Paco-vicuña. Projects: Twisted scarves, a sleigh blanket with added handspun accents for warmth, a Paco-vicuña scarf. Equipment: A look at spinning tools in Siberia.

SKU: 11SP09

Format: CD

ISBN 13: 9781596684690