Self-dyed Spring Wristlets

Being the only fiber person in my family, I’m often asked to make something for someone. My Mom or Dad will see a skein of yarn that...

Cormo

Cormo Sheep: The science experiment that worked brilliantly and paid off well. The name Cormo is from the names of two of the parent breeds, Corriedale and Merino,...

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...

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...

The Wool Pool

Ever wonder where the fleeces of sheep raised for meat go? Into the wool pool! Don’t imagine a pool of wool but rather bales of wool compressed...

The Dye Lot Dilemma!

When you suddenly realize you don’t have enough skeins for your intended project, whatever the reason. Your dog ate your final skein, you thought you had enough...

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:...

Knitting with Mohair

Knitting with Mohair I’m brain storming, now in the cold weather time as I imagine the warmth of summer, I want handmade garments for summer. I have decided...

Earth Day Wool Facts!

Every day we learn something amazing about wool, the facts that could be listed are nearly endless as we research and learn more about one of natures...

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...

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