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Dressing a Naked Distaff - YouTube

Demo of spinster using a distaff dressed with carded Romney batts. Several batts are used and wound around sideways. They are secured to the cage with a ribb.

Spinning wool with spindle and distaff.

Spinning wool with spindle and distaff.

Take your knitting one step further and learn how to ply your own yarn. (via HobbyFarms.com)

Good tips on plying yarn

Spinning with a distaff and in-hand spindle - YouTube

A short demonstration of the movements my hands make whilst spinning wool from a distaff with an in-hand spindle with half-hitch.

Preview of From Wool to Waulking with Norman Kennedy Workhsop via Spinning Daily.

From Wool to Waulking with Norman Kennedy . Wonderful video - I wish I could get the hang of the long draw. Then I could try my walking wheel.

Tutorial - From sheep to yarn, how to spin in the grease.

Fiar a lã ludra com a D.Benta

Fiar a lã ludra com a D.

Spinning wool in Italy with spindle and hand distaff.  This is the best spinning video EVER.

Spinning wool in Italy with spindle and hand distaff Note that she runs the portion of the shaft below the whorl up her thigh.

How to use niddy noddy

Preparing yarn to dye how to use niddy noddy waldorfmoms

Spinning with a distaff and a bottom whorl italian spindle - YouTube

A video of me spinning Aquilana wool with a traditional Italian method; from a cage distaff and with my bottom whorl spindle from the Abruzzo region.

Spinning from the Fold - 2 Techniques... Even just watching her drafting the fibers is cathartic...

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

Drafting-The Long and Short of It with Abby Franquemont

Drafting-The Long and Short of It with Abby Franquemont

Making roving using one of my handmade Diz's - Nickerbockers

Making roving with my handmade Diz - Nickerbockers

Carding a textured art Batt- Painting Layers  Jazzturtle-  www.jazzturtle.com

Carding a Jazzy Batt - Painting Layers - Esther Rogers

Learn the basics of spinning on a spinning wheel with Rachel & the Paradise Fibers Production Wheel. You'll learn a brief overview of scotch tension/single d...

Learn the basics of spinning on a spinning wheel with Rachel & the Paradise Fibers Production Wheel. You'll learn a brief overview of scotch tension/single .

tips on spinning lace weight

What tips do you have for spinning lace?

A little demonstration on how I like to spin a scottish drop spindle I do have these spindles for sale, http://www.snyderspindles.etsy.com

How to Use the Scottish whorl-less spindle for spinning woolen yarn.

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