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Plying Yarn: How to Ply Yarn the Simple Way

Learning how to ply yarn is easier than you think with these expert, step-by-step spinning instructions plus the best ways to store your yarn and more!

Washing Raw Wool

Instructions for washing or scouring your raw wool fleece fiber. A Child's Dream

How to Make Bulkier Yarn with Chain-Plying — With Wool

Way back when, at least on the internet time-scale, I wrote a tutorial about how to chain-ply commercial yarn to manipulate color which you can read here . The variegated yarn I used flashed and pooled no matter how I knit with it, and chain-plying it created a beautiful marled yarn. Then I used

Beginner's Guide to Hand Dyeing Yarn - FiberArtsy.com

Beginner's Guide to Hand Dyeing Yarn Learn the basics of how to hand dye beautiful yarn! Where to find yarn, what type of dye to use and more

Drop Spindle Spinning: Making and Using Your First Spindle - Countryside

I’ve always liked making things with my hands, so when I took a spinning for beginners class I was hooked. I learned how to crochet years ago, so spinning became the next logical step for me to take. Why buy yarn when you can make it yourself? I knew I had to get my hands on a drop spindle.

Learn How to Spin Your Own Yarn

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

Scouring Wool at Home without Felting It - FiberArtsy.com

Scouring Wool correctly without felting it. Step by step instructions for hand washing wool the correct way so it doesn't felt.