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Scouring Fleece

Maybe this should go in the fiber prep thread, I don't know, but I wanted to share my experience on a recent fleece scouring.  Last month I…

Started by wendy

4 Aug 25, 2014
Reply by wendy

Suffolk vs Icelandic

I have a friend who just sheared her sheep.  She has Suffolk and Icelandic fleece left and asked me if I want any for spinning before she s…

Started by KnitterGirl39

11 May 21, 2014
Reply by KnitWhich?


Wishing you a wonderful birthday today, even though it's towards the end of the day! I was going to post this at 12:01 a. m. today, but I…

Started by wendy

1 Dec 26, 2013
Reply by Peggy Stuart

Fiber Preperation

I am working on a spinning project and I need to make sliver, I am having a hard time finding this on the internet. Does anyone here know h…

Started by Tate Shannon

14 Nov 16, 2013
Reply by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter


I know this may seem like a silly question, but it is a problem I ran into recently and don't really know how to handle.  I have spun three…

Started by wendy

10 Nov 10, 2013
Reply by cherylbwaters

Tour de Fleece 2013

Hello Everyone! It's almost that time of year - time to pick up your spindle and oil your wheel for the Tour de Fleece! I've created an of…

Started by Jenny

290 Jul 23, 2013
Reply by Peggy Stuart

Spinning for Weaving?

I've just acquired this loom and will be aiming much of my spinning toward weaving. Anyone have any ideas for spinning for weaving? Anyone…

Started by Peggy Stuart

29 Mar 8, 2013
Reply by Peggy Stuart


Someone on Connecting Threads Quilt With Us is looking for information and how-to on this loom: Anyone have any links or contacts with i…

Started by Peggy Stuart

6 Feb 17, 2013
Reply by Peggy Stuart

Spinning Questions and Puzzles

My DD Deb spun up this lovely polwarth silk the other night... it's on eo the most beautiful skeins I've seen in a while... 2 oz. and about…

Started by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter

68 Feb 3, 2013
Reply by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter

Knitting with Your Handspun?

I just started working on a Baby Surprise Jacket with my Koolaid-dyed hand spun yarn: What projects are you working on using your hand spun…

Started by Peggy Stuart

1239 Jan 21, 2013
Reply by KnitterGirl39


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