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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...

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...

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...

Spinning Element: Auto-Wrap

  Most likely you’ve seen an auto-wrap on a core spun yarn, but did you know you can auto-wrap onto a standard single. As you spin the wool...

Dying the White Rabbit, an Adventure in Food Coloring Dyes. April 2018 Fiber Club...

Alice in Paradise Alice returns! Only this time after tumbling down the rabbit hole, she finds herself in an even curiouser and unfamiliar place. She's swiftly greeted by...

Mohair – a Unique Goat

There are two types of fiber producing goats, goats that produce Cashmere and Angora goats that produce Mohair. All domestic goats came from a single breed of goat...

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...

Head Over the Rainbow to OZ and Discover Silky Rainbow Yarn Made of Roses,...

We featured 9 dazzling fibers in our "Over the Rainbow" themed Fiber of the Month Club Box for the month of July. 8 of the fibers in...

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 – 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,...

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