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Five tips for spinning a consistent yarn, Ask The Bellwether Note: I love this website. When I first started thinking I wanted to spin, her site was very helpful. Still continues to be. Woolly tips for woolly folks Spinning Wool, Hand Spinning, Spinning Wheels, Drop Spindle, Yarn Thread, Mellow Yellow, Artisanal, Wool Yarn, Yarn Crafts

Five Tips For Spinning a Consistent Yarn

Fiber art teacher Amelia Garripoli answers questions on spinning, knitting, weaving, dyeing, fiber prep, sock machines, wheels, spindles, looms, ...

Measuring the twist angle of a singles yarn Have to find a protractor! Spinning Wool, Hand Spinning, Spinning Wheels, Weaving Tools, Weaving Projects, Spin Me Right Round, Art Du Fil, Drop Spindle, Tear

HJS Studio Understanding Twist Angles

HJS Studio is a fiber art studio offering handspun, handwoven one of a kind items, classes on handspinning, handweaving, dyeing, knitting, and related subjects.

Blending board to make rolags Spinning Wool, Hand Spinning, Spinning Wheels, Wet Felting, Needle Felting, Art Du Fil, Fibres, Wool Yarn, Yarn Crafts

New year, new tool

I got a blending board for Christmas. I bought a piece of card cloth, and hubby took an old book shelf and turned it into a board. I love it! For a long time I thought I don't need yet another tool, but now I know I did. This is a wonderful way to turn…

Measure the Yardage of Handspun Yarn Keep losing count when you're trying to tally the yardage of handspun yarn? Here's how stitch markers can help out! Spinning Wool, Hand Spinning, Spinning Wheels, Crochet Yarn, Knitting Yarn, Crochet Tools, Beginner Knitting, Crotchet, Textiles

Easily Measure the Yardage of Handspun Yarn — With Wool

Whether you're spinning for Tour de Fleece, Spinzilla, or for a particular project, you'll have to figure out how much yardage you have eventually. This locking stitch marker trick will help you keep count no matter how much you've spun.

How do I know which ratio to choose on my spinning wheel when I want to spin a specific fibre? More about ratios and twist etc. Diy Spinning Wheel, Spinning Wool, Hand Spinning, Spinning Wheels, Spin Me Right Round, Drop Spindle, Yarn Inspiration, Kitty Wallpaper, Bead Loom Patterns

Rather than yarns you happen to create … whorls and more.

I have had a number of questions in the Ravelry group about ratios and whorls* for spinning wheels. There are some really good resources out there to get started using and understanding ratios, some conversations more technical and others more basic. *Please note that ratios and whorls is used in this post interchangeably and mean…

How and why to spin a cabled yarn. I'm adding this to my spinning self-taught course program list Spinning Wool, Hand Spinning, Spinning Wheels, Spin Me Right Round, Lucet, Drop Spindle, Knitting Magazine, Crochet Yarn, Fiber Art

Cabled yarns: Spinner's Glossary

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Learn how to wind off your handspun yarn into a skein and prepare it for knitting or crochet with this handy tutorial on Craftsy. Spinning Wool, Hand Spinning, Spinning Wheels, Drop Spindle, Yarn Thread, Hand Dyed Yarn, Knit Or Crochet, Wool Yarn, Knitting Yarn

How to Finish Handspun Yarn

You've finished spinning and plying a bobbin (or spindle) full of yarn, congratulations! But what now? How do you get your handspun ready for knitting or crocheting? Here’s how to wind your skein and finish up your yarn so that it is polished and ready to impress!

As mentioned in my last post I started to make fauxlags in order to learn how to spin long draw more easily. And so I decided to take notes on the different types of fauxlags I made and which was e Spinning Wool, Hand Spinning, Spinning Wheels, Spin Me Right Round, Drop Spindle, Textiles Techniques, Felting Tutorials, Yarn Needle, Wool Yarn

As mentioned in my last post I started to make fauxlags in order to learn how to spin long draw more easily. And so I decided to take notes on the different types of fauxlags I made and which was e...

 Free Lessons For Beginners. Learn to Spin Yarn on a Spinning Wheel and Drop Spindle. Featuring Traditional Art Yarn Methods and New Techniques. Spinning Wool, Hand Spinning, Spinning Wheels, Wool Yarn, Wool Felt, Diy Arts And Crafts, Utila, Crochet Yarn, Yarn Crafts

How to Ply Yarn with Thread for Beginners with Ashley Martineau

In this video we will take a handspun yarn ply it with commercial mohair thread. You can use this same technique to play two yarns together, or even three ya...

spidrnning spindle drop Drop Spindle spidrnningYou can find Spinning wool and more on our website Spinning Wool, Hand Spinning, Spinning Wheels, Art Perdu, Spin Me Right Round, Wooly Bully, Drop Spindle, Wool Art, Passementerie

Drop Spinning: Advice From a Non-Expert

There's quite a lot of technical language that you encounter when delving into the world of spinning instructions, and you'll find yourself in an especially confusing place if you're specifically looking for advice related to drop spindle spinning. What the f#$! is a drafting triangle and where do I put it? Do short draw and long…

tutorial of color progression with hand carded rolags to yarn. Spinning Wool, Hand Spinning, Textiles, Needle Felting Tutorials, Yarn Inspiration, Native Beadwork, Yarn Thread, Yarn Crafts, Wool Felt

They see me rolagin', they hatin'...

Inspired by the fabulous NJStacie , I put together a little post about how I do my hand-carded progressions. For this little demonstration o...