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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, Spinning Yarn Drop Spindle, Spinning Yarn Fiber, Spinning Yarn Wheel, Spinning Fiber, Spinning Wool, Rigid Heddle Weaving Patterns, Spinning Yarn, Rigid Heddle Weaving

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

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Delaney Filograsso
9 Different Ways of Spinning a Multi-Coloured Blended Top, While Trying to Avoid "Spinning Mud" | Craft me Happy!: 9 Different Ways of Spinning a Multi-Coloured Blended Top, While Trying to Avoid "Spinning Mud" Spinning, Crochet, Spinning Yarn Wheel, Spinning Yarn Fiber, Spinning Yarn, Spinning Fiber, Spinning Wool, Drop Spindle, Spinning Wheel

“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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Ursula Ninfa
Fig 5. A typical historical European spindle and a typical “drop spindle”, each with a cop of yarn. Image by Mary Cleaton, inspired by Robertson, 2004, Fig 5. Spinning, Spindle, Drop Spindle, Half Hitch Knot, Spinning Yarn, Robertson, Yarn, Batt, Hand Spinning

Summary: Spinning is a vital step in the production of textiles, whereby fibres are drawn out (drafted) and twisted together to make thread. In the present day, several culturally unique types of spinning are recognised, such as the thigh-rolling technique of traditional Navajo spinners who use unusually large spindles in a supported style (Wolf Creek, 2009)... The content is published under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 4.0 License. Please check individual images for…

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Maggie McCain