Yearning to Spin and Weave

A column by

Melissa Ludden Hankens

&

Stephanie Flynn Sokolov

 

Yearning to Spin and Weave is a usually-monthly column that alternates spinning and weaving hints, tips, and projects. Melissa and Stephanie are engaging, enthusiastic, and creative spinners and weavers, and are hoping to inspire by sharing their experiences.

 

melissa stephanie

Melissa weaving and Stephanie spinning

Send comments, criticisms, commendations, etc., to ytw@schachtspindle.com.

 

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Yearning to Spin and Weave Is Making A Move

With the July 2014 issue, we're combining Yearning to Spin and Weave with our web newsletter. We'll also be publishing the web newsletter on a monthly schedule. You'll see a shorter newsletter more frequently, giving you more projects more often, along with up-to-the-minute Schacht news.

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Issue Forty

HOLD IT - ZOOM LOOM BOX / May 2014

by Melissa Ludden Hankens

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Issue Thirty-Nine

ZOOM LOOM TABLE MAT / April 2014

by Melissa Ludden Hankens

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green plaid scarfyellow gingham scarf

Issue Thirty-Eight

THE VARIABLE DENT REED / February 2014

by Melissa Ludden Hankens

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scarf with clouds

Issue Thirty-Seven

SPINNING FROM HANDCARDS / January 2014

by Stephanie Flynn Sokolov

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scarf with clouds

Issue Thirty-Six

CHEVIOT FOR WARP AND WEFT / December 2013

by guest columnist Beth Smith

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scarf with clouds

Issue Thirty-Five

HAPPY LITTLE CLOUDS SCARF / October 2013

by Melissa Ludden Hankens

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chair with overshot fabric

Issue Thirty-Four

OVERSHOT (FLOATWORK) DECODED / August 2013

by Melissa Ludden Hankens

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hemp scrub

Issue Thirty-Three

HEMP SCRUB / June 2013

by Stephanie Flynn-Sokolov

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fine linen scarf

Issue Thirty-Two

FINE, I'LL DO IT / April 2013

by Melissa Ludden Hankens

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red valentine heart

Issue Thirty-One

RED VALENTINE HEART / February 2013

by Stephanie Flynn-Sokolov

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bench cushion

Issue Thirty

IF AT FIRST YOU DON'T SUCCEED,

TRY, TRY, TRY SOMETHING ELSE / December 2012

by Melissa Ludden Hankens

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pinwheels

Issue Twenty-Nine

HANDSPUN HANDWOVEN PINWHEELS / October 2012

by Stephanie Flynn-Sokolov

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tapestry

Issue Twenty-Eight

DOCUMENTING LIFE IN TAPESTRY / August 2012

by Melissa Ludden Hankens

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cotton bracelet

Issue Twenty-Seven

SUMMER COTTON SPINNING / June 2012

by Stephanie Flynn Sokolov

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embellished bag

Issue Twenty-Six

EMBELLISHING YOUR WEAVING GONE WRONG / April 2012

by Melissa Hankens

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iPhone bag

Issue Twenty-Five

WHAT'S FOR DINNER?/ March 2012

by Stephanie Flynn Sokolov

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bulky scarves

Issue Twenty-Four

SHAKER-INSPIRED RUG / December 2011

by Melissa Ludden Hankens

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bulky scarves

Issue Twenty-Three

BULKY SCARVES FOR WINTER / October 2011

by Melissa Ludden Hankens

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handwoven pants

Issue Twenty-Two

SPINNING SPARKLY YARN / August 2011

by Stephanie Flynn Sokolov

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handwoven pants

Issue Twenty-One

HANDWOVEN PANTS FOR BABY / July 2011

by Melissa Ludden Hankens

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deconstructing a sweater

Issue Twenty

DECONSTRUCT AND REINVENT / June 2011

by Stephanie Flynn Sokolov

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rya knot rug

Issue Nineteen

WHEN DISASTER STRIKES / May 2011

by Melissa Ludden Hankens

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spinning over the fold

Issue Eighteen

GET SKINNY OVER THE FOLD / March 2011

by new bi-monthly columnist Stephanie Flynn-Sokolov

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leno scarf thumbnail

Issue Seventeen

DOUP (CONTINUOUS) LENO SCARF / February 2011

by guest columnist Cheryl Dunworth of The Weavin' Place

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woven block thumbnail

Issue Sixteen

EASY WEAVING FOR BABY / August 2010

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curtains thumbnail

Issue Fifteen

WEAVING FOR YOUR HOME / June 2010

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sett samples

Issue Fourteen

SETT EXPLAINED, SORT OF / March 2010

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twill pillow

Issue Thirteen

TWILL(ING) REALLY IS THRILLING / January 2010

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thermal scarf

Issue Twelve

A THERMAL SCARF WITH DRAPE / November 2009

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pieced blanket

Issue Eleven

A BIG PROJECT FROM A SMALL LOOM / October 2009

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multicolor woven shrug

Issue Ten

WOVEN SHRUG - A WORK IN PROGRESS / September 2009

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honeycomb library bag

Issue Nine

A HONEYCOMB LIBRARY BAG / August 2009

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picnic roll-up mat

Issue Eight

A COTTOLIN PICNIC ROLL-UP / July 2009

Tips and Tricks for Weaving on Your Cricket Loom

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linen napkins

Issue Seven

NAPKINS / June 2009

Taming the Linen Lion

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basket of bean bags

Issue Six

BEAN BAGS / May 2009

It's All Fun and Games

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Issue Five

WEDDING WRAP / April 2009

Using Crammed and Spaced Warp Threads

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neck warmer

Issue Four

WEDDING PILLOW / March 2009

Get Out Your Pick-up Sticks

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neck warmer

Issue Three

WAY-FASTER-THAN-KNITTING NECK COZY / February 2009

Laughing at Winter

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wine bag

Issue Two

FESTIVE WINE BAG / January 2009

I Weave, You Weave, Let’s All Weave Together
(a.k.a. My Rigid Heddle Loom Is Too A Loom)

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clutch pic

Issue One

STASHBUSTER CLUTCH / December 2008

Are your selvedges putting you on edge?

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