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Travel and Folding Wheels Comparison

The world of spinning wheels offers many different choices regarding “travel” or “folding wheels” every wheel has its pros and cons, but here are the basics of...

How to Spin a Funfetti Birthday Cake Inspired Yarn. August 2018 Fiber Club Unboxing...

Happy birthday to our Fiber of the Month Club! It’s been five years of mystery fiber goodness! So today, we are going to explore special birthdays from...

New to Felting Wool Balls? Here’s What You Need To Know! + Take a...

Perhaps you've tried needle felting and were unimpressed with the amount of time it took or the number of times those tiny, barbed, seemingly harmless felting needles,...

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...

Spinning Wool

Choosing the right spinning wool and spinning yarn can go a long way in assuring the quality that you are looking for in your knitting projects. There...

How to choose an Ashford Spinning Wheel

There's no shortage of styles and types of spinning wheels for sale, and spinners seek out that perfect wheel that's just right for them. Ashford is a...

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 Next Big Thing in Hand Dyed Roving and Yarn!

This September in our Fiber of the Month Club, we took our members back to Fiber Art school with 5 unique spinning fibers, a never before seen highlighter dyeing...

8 Weeks of Sheep Breed Spinning and Dyeing – Corriedale

I am so excited about this roving! This week, in my 8 weeks of sheep breed spinning and dyeing, I will be discussing Corriedale Cross roving. I...

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...