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How Did You "Inherit" Your Spindles/Wheels?

I only have one spindle so far and it was given to me by a friend from Church.   We were invited to her house by her and her hubby and whil…

Started by HillbillyKnits

22 Jan 6, 2011
Reply by Peggy Stuart

How do you make your joins when adding a new piece of fiber?

Just looking for suggestions on making good looking joins. Sometimes mine go unbelieveably smoothly (not too often, LOL) and other times th…

Started by Elaine Wenger

111 Dec 24, 2010
Reply by Nutty4Knitting

How do you measure your yardage?

Just wondering how you measure your Yardage? I know you can put your yarn on your niddy noddy and count the strands. But I was wondering if…

Started by Elaine Wenger

21 Dec 24, 2010
Reply by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter

Drum Carders

I asked Santa (aka DH) for a drum carder for Christmas.  He's been looking, but doesn't know what's good and what's not, and neither do I. …

Started by KnitWhich?

56 Dec 20, 2010
Reply by Peggy Stuart

What's your favorite music to spin by?

I tend to like my music on the soft side, like Crosby, Stills, Nash, Bread, any love songs. Would like to add some instrumental type music…

Started by Elaine Wenger

71 Dec 12, 2010
Reply by Peggy Stuart

Learning to spin

I want to learn how to spin my own yarn any suggestions on how to start and what i would need.  Is it really as fun as i think it is

Started by Wendy Karsen

106 Dec 2, 2010
Reply by Nutty4Knitting

Which type of ply is best?

I am very new to spinning and plying. I see the navajo ply mentioned quite a bit. If I understand correctly it produces a three ply yarn. D…

Started by Elaine Wenger

80 Dec 1, 2010
Reply by Peggy Stuart

Bad Habits! Come on... fess up...

Ok, I thought of this when I was drop spinning this morning and was trying to get over my two worst:   Licking my spin control fingers... …

Started by PickleSue

83 Nov 29, 2010
Reply by Peggy Stuart

What happened to the discussions entitled Questions?

It was there earlier this morning where did it go?

Started by Elaine Wenger

10 Nov 19, 2010
Reply by Peggy Stuart

A New Spindle!

Last March I bought myself a drop spindle, and some roving, with the intention of learning how to spin. I put it aside for quite some time,…

Started by Kiwi

239 Nov 15, 2010
Reply by cherylbwaters

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