Spin Off Call for Submissions Winter 2020: Into the Wild!

Do untamed fibers and yarns call to you? Do you have a passion for musk ox? Have you immersed yourself in the world of wild silks? Are you excited to make the best handspun hiking socks, a warm shawl for navigating winter’s icy city streets, or an embroidered satchel perfect for gathering dyestuffs? We’d love to hear about your adventures with wild spinning in the upcoming call for submissions for the annual natural fibers issue.

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Esther Roger’s woven textured yarns. Photo by George Boe

Curious spinning fingers have long explored the natural world from domesticated fiber animals that thrive in wild places to ancient fibers such as nettle. But “wild” doesn’t evoke wilderness for everyone; it can also mean explorations in texture, color, and yarn construction. If you have explored the wild world of spinning, share your discoveries with Spin Off for the Into the Wild issue!

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Musk ox. Photo by Jonas Rönnbro/iStock/Getty Images Plus

Call for Submissions: Spin Off Winter 2020: Into the Wild!

We are looking for:

  • Feature articles—stories, profiles, history.
  • Handspun projects—instructions using knitting, weaving, crochet, or other techniques with handspun yarn.
  • How-to articles—tell us how it is done.

Submissions due:
February 18, 2019

We will notify you of our decision by:
March 11, 2019

Articles and projects due by:
April 22, 2019

Spin Off Call for Submissions Winter 2020
Spin Off Submissions Form Winter 2020
Spin Off Contributor Guidelines
Spin Off Photo Guidelines

Questions? Contact us at [email protected].


Featured Image: Silk cocoons. Photo by quietword/iStock/Getty Images Plus

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