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...

Arm Knitting

How to… Arm Knit If you know how to knit this will come really easy to you, but if not this is a great way to learn it’s...

Working with Two Pitch aka Viking Combs!

There are two main types of combs, English multi-pitch combs or Viking two pitch combs. About all Combs: Diameter of the tines: the larger the diameter of the...

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...

What is a Hair Sheep?

If you’ve ever seen sheep that look like goats, you might have seen a hair sheep… Hair sheep generally refer to sheep that look as if they have...

What’s happening on my farm- Shetland Shearing!

What's happening on my farm! I've been getting some questions about my flock at home so I thought I would share now that shearing is over. If you are...

Recycled Sari Silk: Yarns and Fiber

Sari sometimes translated to “strip of cloth” is the traditional women’s garment in the Indian subcontinent.  Saris are made with a few different types of fibers, but...

New Zealand’s Possum Blends

Saving New Zealand one Possum blend at a time! The common brushtail possum from New Zealand, is an invasive species introduced to in the 1850, and activity  damages...

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...

Leftover Yarn

Look for something to do with you left over hanks, scraps, or chunks of yarn? Some of our ideas are relatively well known, but it never hurts to...

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