Jillian’s Spinning: The Holidays Are Creeping Up On Us!

First I need to announce that it is Amy Singer’s birthday today, HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMY! Thank you for Knitty and for all of the wonderful things you do!


Less Is More

The holidays are creeping up on us – Sunday is November 1! Have you started the presents you’re planning on making yet?

Don’t forget that there is a library of Knittyspin patterns, 90-ish patterns designed for handspun yarn, to

Grey Gardens
Grey Gardens

help you make those handspun, handknit gifts. Looking for a sweater? How about Less is More by Amy King? A wrap? Justify by Lynne Vogel! Something fabulous and unique? Grey Gardens, an entrelac turban by Kate Burge and Rachel Price fits that bill.

Justify wrap
Justify wrap

I wrote a blog post on the Storey Publishing blog with tips from Beth Smith and I about spinning for bigger projects. Maybe some of those tips will help get you through the holiday spinning and knitting rush!

How many gifts are you knitting out of handspun this year?

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Jillian is the​ author of the best-selling spinning book Yarnitecture. She is the editor​ of Knittyspin and Developmental Editor for PLY and PLY Books. She kinda loves this spinning thing and wants everyone who spins to love it too, so she teaches and writes a lot. She knits, weaves, and stitches and tries to do as much of it as she can with handspun yarn. She's always cooking up all kinds of exciting and creative things combining fiber arts. She likes her mysteries British, her walks woodsy, and to spend as much time as she can laughing. Spy on her on her website jillianmoreno.com

One thought on “Jillian’s Spinning: The Holidays Are Creeping Up On Us!

  1. Samina

    Happy birthday, Amy! Thank you so much for creating Knitty & turning it into what it is. I can’t imagine knitting without Knitty.

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