“I don’t want to spin mud” - This is a very common phrase uttered amongst hand spinners and it refers to the frustrating phenomenon of buying the most beautiful, multi-coloured blend of fibres, and then spinning a yarn from it that, from a short distance, looks like a murky brown or dirty grey colour. I’ve done it myself. I bought three hundred grams of World of Wool’s Fairytale blend called “Over the Rainbow” and took it away on holiday to spin. Image copyright World of Wool It’s gorgeous…
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Can't decide what spinning/plying techniques to use for that special floof of fiber? Check out our 3 faves: center pull 2-ply, chain ply, and fractal! Learn more about each one and see the difference it makes in the resulting yarn. Any of these techniques can be done with a hand spindle, an e spinner, or a spinning wheel. #spinningyarn #handspunyarn
Spinning an Alpaca Gradient Yarn Free Knitting Pattern for Handspun Yarn This project was spun on the Schacht Sidekick Spinning Wheel Sometimes the fiber tells us what yarn it wants to make, and sometimes we plan a spin from start to finish. When some local alpaca fiber came my way, I was inspired b