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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...

Science of a Drop Spindle

Interested in spinning, but no room fora spinning wheel, not sure you want to commit to a hobby that takes up too much space? Have you thought...

8 Weeks of Sheep Breed Spinning and Dyeing – Merino

Looooove Merino wool! It's no wonder why people gravitate to merino for roving and yarn! This week, in my eight weeks of sheep breed spinning and dyeing,...

Yak about Yaks!

YAK about YAK! Did you know that Yak’s don’t moo (aka bovine lowing)? They grunt, in fact, the scientific name of Yak is Bos grunniens or "grunting ox"...

8 Weeks of Sheep Breed Spinning and Dyeing – Teeswater

Lustrous, strong, and soft. Teeswater is a really interesting wool that separates itself from any other breed. This wool has a long staple making it easy to...

New Revolution Spinning Wheel Box

We have recently updated the packaging for our Revolution Spinning Wheel. It is very important that you watch the instructional video before you start taking everything out...

Spiral Ply

Great trick for beginner spinners! Here I’m working with an irregular thick and thin handspun, it looks a tad bit like a lot of beginner’s handspun, but plying...

The Park and Draft Drop Spinning

How to spin with a drop spindle basics Glossary Getting Started Common problems when drafting Common problem when adding twist Spinning of any kind is simply the addition...

How do I choose the right weaving loom for me?

When considering weaving looms for sale it is important to take into consideration what types of items that you want to weave. Larger fabrics and rugs are...

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...