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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...

Reuniting a Lost Love Through Plying & Core Spinning Cellulose Fiber Blends from the...

Ah, June. Here in Spokane, it is finally warm and sunny. Dare I say, “A bit too warm for Spring?” The solution? A trip to the beach!...

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...

8 Weeks of Sheep Breed Spinning and Dyeing – Cheviot

This is some tough stuff! This week, in my eight weeks of sheep breed spinning and dyeing, I worked with Cheviot roving. If you are looking for 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...

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:...
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...

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,...

Silk for the Faerie King. How to Spin Flowers into Yarn. May 2018 Fiber...

In England, snapdragons are blooming. Perhaps someone chooses to have a light snack and tea with Native Honey in the garden while enjoying these towering blossoms. Overlooked...

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"...

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