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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

Tips and Tricks!

Do you have any tips for spinning? Any tricks you have developed to help you with the process of spinning or plying yarn? Or in fiber prepa…

Started by Peggy Stuart

60 Nov 9, 2010
Reply by cherylbwaters

Now What Do I Do?

My husband, our house guests and I went to SAFF in Asheville, NC on Saturday.  There was so much stuff!  Unfortunately, I forgot my camera,…

Started by KnitWhich?

65 Nov 1, 2010
Reply by Peggy Stuart

100 Members Strong and Growing!

Thanks, KP. We now have 100 Spin Along members! And our 100th member is:  Deb, a/k/a Blue Lake Knitter’s Daughter, a/k/a, Susan’s daughter.…

Started by cherylbwaters

347 Nov 1, 2010
Reply by cherylbwaters

Black Sheep Gathering 2011??

I checked the Black Sheep Gathering site and I don't see any information for 2011. Is there any information available yet??

Started by MartyAZ

49 Oct 23, 2010
Reply by Peggy Stuart

Purchasing a raw fleece over the internet

I am negotiating the purchase of a raw fleece (CVM/Corriedale cross) over the internet.  The seller had several fleeces listed with photos…

Started by Beverly Roberts

475 Oct 21, 2010
Reply by PickleSue

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