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Woollen Longdraw - for handspinning

Woollen Longdraw - with Ruth MacGregor. A lovely, peaceful demonstration of spinning woolen: supported and unsupported longdraw, and a carding demonstation for making rolags.

★ Yarn Spinning Techniques | How to Spin & Dye Wool by Hand ★

★ Yarn Spinning Techniques

The craft of yarn spinning allows you to turn loose fibers into beautiful yarns with unique pattern, colour and texture combinations. This page offers an introduction and inspiration for beginners.

How to Make Your Own Kick Spindle Spinning Wheel For Spinning Fiber into Yarn by Helene Jacobs www.HeleneJacobs.com Start spinning the easy way by Making Your Own Kick Spindle Spinning Wheel using readily available parts and common tools! Some of the designs in the book are adapted from medieval and 19th century examples and artwork. Once you have made your own customized Kick Spindle Spinning Wheel, you can create your own beautiful yarns for knitting, weaving or crochet.

How to Make Your Own Kick Spindle Spinning Wheel For Spinning Fiber into Yarn by Helene Jacobs

Forget yarn — knitters raise rabbits to spin luxurious threads | New York Post

Forget yarn — knitters raise rabbits to spin luxurious threads. German Giants (Angora) get clipped like at the groomers, every 3 months New York Post

Learn everything you need to know about drop-spindle spinning including how to use a drop spindle, best practices and more in this introductory guide.

Drop Spindle Spinning: Ultimate Guide to Drop Spindles

Learn everything you need to know about drop spindle spinning including how to use a drop spindle, best practices and more in this introductory guide.

Learn how to spin yarn with a spinning wheel with this easy picture tutorial.

How To Spin Yarn With A Spinning Wheel

Learn how to spin yarn with a spinning wheel with this easy picture tutorial. How To Spin Yarn With A Spinning Wheel

Having trouble with your drafting? Not sure how to deal with twisty or breaking yarn? Here's some solutions for the most common issues with drafting and plying handspun yarns!

Drafting Yarn and Plying Yarn: Tips for Troubleshooting

Having trouble with your drafting? Not sure how to deal with twisty or breaking yarn? Here& some solutions for the most common issues with drafting and plying handspun yarns!

3 ways to prepare fiber for spinning - via Craftsy

3 Steps to Preparing Fiber for Spinning

3 ways to prepare fiber for spinning - via Craftsy/New England Felting Supply

I thought I’d post an idea for anyone who wants to try dyeing yarn at home using ingredients readily found in your kitchen. It’s more of a staining method rather than an actual dye but it works all...

Adventures in Food-based Yarn Dyeing

I thought I’d post an idea for anyone who wants to try dyeing yarn at home using ingredients readily found in your kitchen. It’s more of a staining method rather than an actual dye but it works all.

Basics :: Know your wool   . . . .   ღTrish W ~ http://www.pinterest.com/trishw/  . . . .   #crochet #fiber

got wool - the different kinds. So weird, my boyfriend and I were just discussing last night why Angora goats make Merino wool. Came from a animal.

The Joy of Handspinning � Hand spinning wool into yarn with a spinning wheel or drop spindle � Parts of the Spinning Wheel

The Joy of Handspinning – Hand spinning wool into yarn with a spinning wheel or drop spindle

Spinning your own yarn - from how to pick what sheep to raise - to knitting the final product.

And of course, the Merino sheep. This is the most common wool used in my hand felted gnome hats. This site has all the info from raising sheep to knitting wool.

♥ Clever Crafter’s Guide to Wool ~ Animals that produce wool from www.clippersireland.ie, and reprinted by Kara at Petals to Picots ~ www.petalstopicots.com ~ Clever graphics show how many sheep are required to produce enough wool for a project, such as an afghan, hat, etc.  Also included is a brief description of different specialty wools such as Alpaca, Angora, Merino, etc. ♥

A Clever Crafter’s Guide to Wool

Take a moment to check out this Clever Crafter's Guide to Wool & learn how many sheep it takes to make your weekend project!

How to prepare wool for spinning — free eBook from Spinning Daily:  A Guide to Processing Wool to Make Wool Roving:  Washing Wool, Carding Wool, and Combing Wool

Don't Miss These Free Yarn Spinning Projects & Tutorials

How to prepare wool for spinning — free eBook from Spinning Daily: A Guide to Processing Wool to Make Wool Roving: Washing Wool, Carding Wool, and Combing Wool

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