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Drafting Yarn and Plying Yarn: Tips for Troubleshooting

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!

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Drop Spindle Spinning: Ultimate Guide to Drop Spindles

Ultimate guide to choosing and using drop spindles for all of your spinning needs. #dropspindles #spinning #yarn

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Be Frugal: 5 Tips for Spinning Yarn on a Budget

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Tips for Core Spinning Yarn

Core spinning yarn just got a lot easier! Check out these helpful tips for choosing cores and fibers, and troubleshooting for when a core breaks.

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Tracking Your Spinning - Spinning Template Cards In an effort to get organized and hopefully see improvement of my spinning, I created some spinning project cards. Help yourself to them. Creating a simple 4x6 index card with some info about how you got to where you got to on a finished project and putting a few inches of the spun yarn on the card helps if you ever hope to repeat it.

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Learn Long Draw Spinning on a Wheel: Free Tutorial & Tips

Learn to spin light & lofty woolen yarns using long draw. Check out this step-by-step tutorial for long draw and give this fast & fun method a try!

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Choosing your first spinning wheel. This article is so informative and well-written. I had seen or heard most of these thoughts scattered all over the place, but to have them in a single coherent article is fantastic.

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A Guide to Handspun Yarn: Types of Yarn & How to Spin Them

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Learn how to Spin Yarn - Online Class via Webcam by Neauveau Fiber Art and Handspun Yarn Shop

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♥ 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

♥ 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. ♥

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Spinning Your Own Yarn: How to get started - Survival Mom

Spinning your own yarn is a time-honored skill and one that is enjoyable and practical. Here's how to get started.

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