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Spinzilla team roster: Alice Hollowed (aka spinalot)

Name: alice hollowed Spinning nickname: spinalot years spinning: 3 year Location: chicago Spinning tool of choice for spinzilla: matchless Favorite weight of yarn: worsted Favorite fiber for fast spinning: romney Favorite treat to eat while spinning: Coffee and beer Project you’ll be spinning for: Sweater Personal Spinzilla goal: 6000 yds I live on the northside of chicago (near […]

Spinzilla team roster: Kate Blaney (aka puni goddess!)

Name: Kate Blaney Spinning nickname: “Puni Goddess” Years spinning: 6.5 years Location: My Fortress of Wool in Frederick MD Spinning tool of choice for Spinzilla: Don’t make me choose! It is a tie between my Hansen miniSpinner & my Spanish Peacock supported spindles (of which…I own a lot of…) Favorite weight of yarn: I like […]


How to Shoot a Magazine, Prelude

  When Jacey first told me that she was starting a spinning magazine, I said something like “Awesome! You’ll do great!” I even meant it. Next she said she wanted me to take the photos, to which I replied something like “Are you crazy?” The thing is, and if you know Jacey you will totally […]

Spinzilla team roster: Kimberley Burnette-Dean, aka Spinnlady!

Name: Kimberly Burnette-Dean Spinning nickname: Spinnlady Years spinning: almost 26 years Location: Virginia Spinning tool of choice for spinzilla: Kromski Minstrel  for spinning, Country Craftsman for plying. Favorite weight of yarn: DK/heavy fingering Favorite fiber for fast spinning: mill prepared loose roving OR some of my hand-pulled roving Favorite treat to eat while spinning:  Eat?  Who […]

Spinzilla team roster: Bonny Acklin, aka Bonfiber!

Name: Bonny Acklin Spinning nickname: bonfiber Years spinning: 4 Location: Northwest Missouri Spinning tool of choice for spinzilla: Lendrum Original DT Favorite weight of yarn: Fingering.DK …since I love knitting socks and shawls Favorite fiber for fast spinning: anything crimpy, roving,  batts and rolags Favorite treat to drink while spinning: beer with lime! Project you’ll be […]