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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...

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 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...

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...
Dyed Silk Hankies using Country Classics Dye

A Crepe Yarn Recipe with SILK, The Wonder Fiber! February 2018 Fiber Club Tutorial

The month of Love! Of course we had to spoil our Fiber of the Month Club Members with Luxurious Fibers and a One of a Kind spinning...

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...

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:...

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...

July 2018 Fiber of The Month Club Tutorial: Preparing and Spinning Fireworks with Rainbow...

Summer is here! The night sky is lit up by stars… and FIREWORKS!! Beautiful sparks of color adorn the night sky. There for a split second and...

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...

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