Published Articles by PatsyZ

Twist on Flax: How to do it Right - PLY Magazine – flax, 2018 Spring, Issue 20, pages 40-43

Hot Button – Dyeing: Flax or Linen: I Produced a Lovely Yarn and a Larger Pile of Tangled, Short, Colorful Tow. - PLY Magazine – flax, 2018 Spring, Issue 20, page 96

The finishing Touches - PLY Magazine – flax, 2018 Spring, Issue 20, page 98-101

Planning a Substitute Yarn- PLY Magazine – planning, 2017 Winter, Issue 19, pages 22-29

Spin It "The Miss America": An Alternative to Andean Plying - PLY Magazine - plying, 2016 Winter, Issue 15, pages 34-38

Spin It Illegal Plying - PLY Magazine - plying, 2016 Winter, Issue 15, pages 60-63

The Convoluted History of Bouclé - PLY Magazine - bouclé, 2016 Autumn, Issue 14, pages 30-34

Weave It! Faux Astrakhan Winter Hat - PLY Magazine - bouclé, 2016 Autumn, Issue 14, pages 98-104

Hot Button Boiling Cotton: My Current Modus Operandi is to Discontinue Procedures Which Don't Make a Disernable Difference to my Resulting Yarns. - PLY Magazine - cotton, 2016 Spring, Issue 12, pages 58-59

The Trip I Almost Missed - MAG- Folk Knitting, 2015 Special Issue, pages 98-99

Hot Button Worsted Drafting: Worrying About the Direction One Hand Moves is Worring About the Wrong Thing - PLY Magazine - worsted, 2014 Winter, Issue 7, pages 70-71

Thinking Inside the Box - PLY Magazine - twist, 2014 Summer, pages 30-34

Spinning Illegal Yarns - The Wheel, Ashford's Fibrecraft Magazine, New Zealand 2013 Issue, pages 10-12

In Memoriam: ANNE CONSTANCE FIELD, co-authored with Margaret Stove - Handwoven, Nov./Dec. 2013, page 6

In Memoriam: ANNE CONSTANCE FIELD, co-authored with Margaret Stove - Spin-Off, Fall 2013, page 12

Common Questions about Cotton chapter in COTTON: FROM GROWING TO FINISHING - Spin-Off EBook, 2013, page 4-6

SUPERSIZE Your Spinning - Michigan Fiber Festival Inc. Fiberline E-Magazine, Issue 1 – 2013, pages 6-14

Editorial: TIME FOR A FORUM ON TERMS USED FOR TEXTILE FIBERS - BioResources Journal, Nov 2012, Vol. 7 issue 4, pages 4491-4492

Quick & Funky Neck Warmer and Hat - Michigan Fiber Festival Fiberline E-Magazine, Fall – 2012, page 4

Summer Scarf--Very easy lace - Spin-Off, 2010 Summer, pages 54-56

Fiber Basics: Ramie - Spin-Off, 2010 Spring, pages 72-76

Ramie Necklace and Earrings - Spin-Off, 2010 Spring, pages 78-72

The Spinner's Challenge - Three Yarns Sizes, One Fleece - Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot, 2008 Fall No 4 Issue 156, pages 43-46

Top Ten Questions on Twist: Understanding Twist Forward and Backward - Creative Fibre, 2004 Dec. Vol 7 No 3, pages 16-17

What's Hot in Fibers - Handwoven, 2003 Jan./Feb., pages 32-34

Spinning Rules! Formulas! and Experts! Oh My! - Michigan Fiber Festival Inc., 2002, Vol 6, Issue 1, pages 8-13

Hand spun Gallery, Cocoon/Vest/Collar (More photos can be seen here.) - Spin-Off, 2001 Winter, page 83, photo page 86

Silk Sampler Vest - Spin-Off, 2001 Fall, pages 70-72

The Teaching Circuit Part V -- Taking Care of business - Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot, 1998 Summer, pages 29-30

The Teaching Circuit Part IV -- Evaluation, Record Keeping - Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot, 1997-98 Winter, pages 60-61

The Teaching Circuit Part III -- Defining Goals & Creating Lesson Plans - Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot, 1997 Fall, pages 52-54

The Teaching Circuit Part II -- Creating classes: Understanding the Options - Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot, 1997 Summer, pages 37-39

The Teaching Circuit Part I -- Getting Started - Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot, 1997 Spring, pages 30-32

(photo) Visual Sermons by Melissa Coe Grewenow - Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot, 1996 Fall, pages 48-49

Common Questions About Spinning Cotton - Spin-Off, 1996 Fall, pages 76-79

Vests for Narrow Warps - Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot, 1995-96 Winter, pages 43-46

from Limitations to Variations: A controlled Yarn Study Using the Same Spinning Preparation and Method on Four Different Breeds of Fleece - Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot, 1995 Fall, pages 49-51

Navajo Plying Unraveled - Spin-Off, 1991 Summer, pages 86-88

American Spinner Uses Shorthand Record Keeping - International Colored Wool Digest, 1991 May, pages 1,4

Easy Weaving, My Favorite Vest - Handwoven, 1990 Nov./Dec., pages 65, 77-78

Spinning Shorthand, How to Keep Track of Novelty Yarns, Training Your Awareness of Twist - Spin-Off, 1990 Fall/Sept., pages 74-77

The System in Practice - Spin-Off, 1990 Fall/Sept., pages 78-81

Ask Ms Spinster - About Unspinning - Spin-Off, 1990 Summer/June, pages 33-35

Wooly Tidbits - Llamas, 1990 June, pages 73

Ask Ms Spinster - About Duplicating commercial Yarns - Spin-Off, 1990 Spring, pages 16-18, 24-25

Ask Ms Spinster, How to Make Skeins, Spin Out of the fold, and Avoid a Common Drafting Problem - Spin-Off, 1989 Winter/Dec., pages 50-51

Ask Ms Spinster, About Worsted Spinning, Washing Wools, Drive Ratios - Spin-Off, 1989 Fall/Sept., pages 11-12, 25

Ask Ms Spinster, About Silkworms, McMorran Balance, Yards per Pound, Spindle Conversion Kits - Spin-Off, 1989 Summer/June, pages 11-12

Ask Ms Spinster, About Judging Handspun Yarns - Spin-Off, 1989 Spring/Mar., pages 19-21

In a Spin for the COE - Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot, 1988-89 Winter, pages 9-12

Ask Ms Spinster, About a Jacket that Didn't Quite Work - Spin-Off, 1988 Winter/Dec., pages 18-19

Ask Ms Spinster, About Spinning Wheels - Spin-Off, 1988 Fall/Sept., pages 10-11

My Souped Up Ashford, Figuring and Fiddling with Ratios - Spin-Off, 1988 Fall/Sept., pages 40-44

Ask Ms Spinster, About Balanced 2-ply Yarns - Spin-Off, 1988 Summer/June, pages 34-35

Handspun Gallery, The Way Broken For You - Spin-Off, 1988 Summer/June, pages 28, 31

Show and Tell, Make It Yourself With Handspun Wool - Spin-Off, 1985 Spring/Mar., pages 12-13

Make It With Wool - Handwoven, 1985 March/April, pages 10-11