Thursday, May 17, 2007

Spinning Basics

Hey everyone,

I decided to post some links to free spinning information.

Here's an awesome pictorial brochure on spinning yarn and how to set the twist.

Drafting the fiber.

Plying. This uses a spinning wheel though. Most people wind the yarn into two separate balls, place each one in a separate lace bowl (Or I just use soup cups) and then spin them together if using a drop spindle. Either way, this is some great information.

This article is also a good recap of all the information.

A couple of really good brochures about spinning how to.

And this article shows you how to make your own spindle.


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