Gifts to Make and Give
Create a handspun holiday miracle for someone special on your list with these gifts for spinners and non-spinners alike! Instantly download 20 quick knitting patterns designed specifically for your handspun with Spin and Knit 2017. The North Road Hat made with Jamieson & Smith Shetland wool will keep you cozy as you dream of sunny walks on chilly winter days. Keep your loved ones warm and fashionable with 8 Handspun Scarves to Felt, Knit, and Weave from Spin Off. The scarves in this eBook use a variety of techniques from lace knitting to bead embellishments and simple weave structures. Pair the scarves with 7 Handspun Hats that come with helpful tips for crocheting and knitting each hat. Inside you’ll find designs for the whole family from tops for tiny tots to hats for both men and women. Want something quick and easy to give? Take a look at our vintage Needlecraft magazine cover prints. Measuring 11 x 14 inches, these vintage covers are perfect for display or décor.
Gifts for Spinners
Don’t miss these spinning resources that make great gifts for new and experienced spinners alike. Give a fellow spinner the rare opportunity to spin cashmere straight from Kyrgyzstan! Our friends at June Cashmere have held back a limited amount of fiber from the mill just for you. Is someone on your list just learning to spin? Give them the tools and equipment they need to enjoy a lifetime of spinning bliss. The Schacht Ladybug Spinning Wheel is beginner-friendly, compact, and travels well, with carrying handles built right into the legs. Our How to Handcard and How to Comb kits have all the resources a spinner needs to spin woolen and worsted yarn. The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning contains decades of experience in making and handling yarn from the late Alden Amos. Top your gift with these fun yarn ball & sheep motif gift tags. If choosing just one gift is too hard, don’t sweat – our Interweave gift cards are the perfect holiday treat. See something you’d like for yourself? Send this gift guide to your friends and family to give them a little hint about what you’d like to see under the tree this year.
Help a Friend Learn to Spin
Pass the torch to the aspiring spinner on your list as you help them learn to spin! Kate Larson makes learning an easy, stress-free experience in her DVD Beginning Spinning on a Wheel (pairs well with the Schacht Ladybug Spinning Wheel!). She teaches you how to spin fiber into beautiful, finished yarn with easy-to-remember tips and tricks along the way. Make sure to check out Kate’s Finishing Up DVD to help a new spinner learn to wash, block, dry, and finish their handspun yarns. Kate will walk you through improving durability and structure, adding loft, and increasing stability in your handspun.