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Beginner and Advanced Spinners will find some nuggets of information here to be sure. Check back often or subscribe to our RSS feed to automatically get posts delivered to you free!

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...

Spinning Tips for learning to spin and Trav’s Dow of Spinning

There are so many different thicknesses of yarn from worsted and bulky weight all the way down to lace and fingering it can be challenging to figure...

Some Trouble Shooting with The Revolution

Here is a video covering the basics with the Paradise Fibers Revolution: The Squeak... How not to break your wheel... The Squeak is still there! Difficulties with...

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...

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...

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...

Quick Breakdown of Spinning Wheel Tensions

Here's a really quick breakdown of how different wheel's tensions work. All spinning wheels, as simple machines, require tension within the system. The system can be divided into:...

Embedding Locks

How to… Embed locks into a single to later ply Personally, “Art Yarn” or novelty yarn is one of the hardest things to learn or re-learn how to...

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,...

Navajo Plying on a Drop Spindle Basics with Rachel Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iFZdGL_8wU Rachel, our local spinning guru demonstrates Navajo Plying on a drop spindle.  She breaks down the basics of Navajo Plying for beginners and intermediate spinners alike.  Make...