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See Why We Are The #1 Ranked Fiber Club! (It’s Not Just Because Of...

The Hunt For Unicorn Down Deep within the Tencel Mountains, where flowers never sleep and the moonlight glistens across the forest floor, three legendary Unicorns dance. To this...

Spindle Spinning – How to Ply on the Fly

If you are a spindle spinner then you know the struggle of trying to ply. It's not terribly hard, it's just not necessarily as smooth as plying on...
October 2017 Fiber of the Month Club

October Fiber Club – Unleashing YAKTOBER and Spinning a Textured Batt Tutorial

Our October Fiber Club Box was nothing short of extraordinary! We took members on a journey through the planes of India and Over the Mountains of Tibet...

Spinning September 2017’s Fiber Of The Month Club – Autumnal Luxury

Have you ever received exotic fiber or luxurious blends? Or perhaps, a blend with mismatched fiber lengths and you weren't sure where to begin? The lure of...

8 Weeks of Sheep Breed Spinning and Dyeing – Icelandic Wool

I will be embarking on a new and exciting adventure spinning and dyeing my way through eight weeks of eight different sheep breeds. Join me on this...

8 Weeks of Sheep Breed Spinning and Dyeing – Wensleydale

This wool was so fun to work with, I went from undyed wool to a two-ply finished yarn in less than two days. I simply could not...

8 Weeks of Sheep Breed Spinning and Dyeing – Targhee

It's so fluffy!!! I can't believe how soft and squishy this fiber is! This week, in my eight weeks of sheep breed spinning and dyeing, I worked...

Spinning and Plying with Color

Oh the ways you can prep your fiber for many different outcomes!  Spinning a single is only the beginning.  Here are a few of our favorite methods...

Drop a Thread – A Knitter Turned Spinner

Like most knitters and crocheters, I have never had a problem finding a yarn that I could love.  Just ask my wife about my stash!  This is...

Roving and Sliver and Batts! Oh My!

There seem to be an outstanding number of words that define the world of spinning fiber. Each one was developed to concisely inform about the steps and...