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Replacing drive band on a spinning wheel.

replacing drive band on a spinning wheel

Seacell fiber. Made from eucalyptus tree fiber and seaweed. This link has lots of good info on interesting fibers.

Seacell - a seaweed & eucalyptus fiber. Used by Legacy Lane Fiber Mill to blend with wool and alpaca to make luxury eco friendly yarns!

Needle felt this fun litttle bunny ball, we call him "Dot"! More tutorials follow on needle felting Easter Eggs and needle felting his best pal "Cheep"! This project requires very little wool. We ...

Free Felting Tutorial: Needle Felted Bunny Ball, "Dot"!

Posts about needle felting Easter eggs tutorial written by Living Felt

spinning a durable sock yarn with polyester thread

spinning a durable sock yarn with polyester thread

Tips on spinning yarn for a sweater

Knitty: Summer 2007 Spinning for a sweater

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!

Drafting Yarn and Plying Yarn: Tips for Troubleshooting

Having trouble with your drafting? Not sure how to deal with twisty or breaking yarn? Here& some solutions for the most common issues with drafting and plying handspun yarns!

3 Simple Steps for Preparing Fiber for Spinning

3 Steps to Preparing Fiber for Spinning

Learn three simple steps for preparing fiber for spinning. Easy ways to divide and prepare your fiber to make your spinning time efficient, easy and fun.

"WORSTED" spinning . short draw Worsted-spun yarn is generally smoother, denser and stronger than other methods, because the pinching and sliding motion pushes air out from between the fibers while you draft.

Short Draw Spinning on a Wheel

short draw Worsted-spun yarn is generally smoother, denser and stronger than other methods, because the pinching and sliding motion pushes air out from between the fibers while you draft.

release.jpg excellent spindle instructions

Spinning Yarn

spindle training Note: might be helpful in trying to teach someone else spin. Because apparently I'm a sucky teacher.

Creating a gradient yarn from hand dyed fiber. Read more on the WEBS Blog at blog.yarn.com

Spinning Tips: Creating a gradient yarn from hand dyed fiber

Sunday Stitch – Testing a Fiber Before You Spin | Roving Crafters

Before starting a large spinning project, test your fiber to see how it will draft and how it takes the twist.

Italian Needlework: Byssus

Photo showing extreme fineness of the byssus thread of Pinna nobilis

How to Spin a Gradient From a Spinning Batt

How to Spin a Gradient Yarn (from a batt)

Difference between worsted and woolen

What the terms worsted and woolen mean to handspinners.

Combing Wool with Benjamin Green Standard Wool Combing Kit

Combing Wool with Benjamin Green Standard Wool Combing Kit Nice combs!

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