Banner image

Hand Spinning News

About Hand Spinning News

I'm Shiela Dixon, an enthusiastic knitter, spinner, musician and walker. And curator of Hand Spinning News.

The first issue, five or six years ago was just called 'the newsletter'. I've made an issue almost every month, and since that first issue it's grown in size, gained a new name, its own web domain and regular features.

It's never been solely about me or my shop, instead it's a curated selection of spinning goodies from around the web. I sometimes use my own blog posts or reviews but try to only use these if I would select them had they been written by anyone else.

The current issue is always at and earlier issues are now archived here


If you're reading this newsletter on the web and would like it delivered to your email inbox every month, just fill in your email address in the box somewhere up there on the right. If you've reading this in your inbox and would prefer not to receive any more, just use the Mailchimp 'unsubscribe' link at the foot of the email.

Twitter Button from

Be sociable

Please share HSN with your friends:

Find me (Shiela) on:


Previous issues are now archived here:

H S N archive

Brought to you in association with for spinning information and supplies