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Processing Raw Fleece

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!

Learn how to spin yarn with a spinning wheel with this easy picture tutorial.

How To Spin Yarn With A Spinning Wheel

Learn how to spin yarn with a spinning wheel with this easy picture tutorial. How To Spin Yarn With A Spinning Wheel

Choosing your first spinning wheel. This article is so informative and well-written. I had seen or heard most of these thoughts scattered all over the place, but to have them in a single coherent article is fantastic.

Updated as of 11 February to reflect the latest wheels on the market and latest pricing. Choosing your first spinning wheel is somewhat like choosing your first car.

♥ Clever Crafter’s Guide to Wool ~ Animals that produce wool from www.clippersireland.ie, and reprinted by Kara at Petals to Picots ~ www.petalstopicots.com ~ Clever graphics show how many sheep are required to produce enough wool for a project, such as an afghan, hat, etc.  Also included is a brief description of different specialty wools such as Alpaca, Angora, Merino, etc. ♥

A Clever Crafter’s Guide to Wool

Take a moment to check out this Clever Crafter's Guide to Wool & learn how many sheep it takes to make your weekend project!

Learn everything you need to know about drop-spindle spinning including how to use a drop spindle, best practices and more in this introductory guide.

Drop Spindle Spinning: Ultimate Guide to Drop Spindles

Learn everything you need to know about drop spindle spinning including how to use a drop spindle, best practices and more in this introductory guide.

3 ways to prepare fiber for spinning - via Craftsy

3 Steps to Preparing Fiber for Spinning

3 ways to prepare fiber for spinning - via Craftsy/New England Felting Supply

How to Wash Fiber and Wool without felting it! This cleaning technique works great on all animal fibers including sheep wool, mohair (goat), alpaca, etc. Fiberartsy.com

How to Wash Wool and Fiber without felting it

How to Wash Fiber and Wool without felting it! This cleaning technique works great on all animal fibers including sheep wool, mohair (goat), alpaca, etc.

How to Wash Raw Wool , good info for those new to sheering their own livestock for wool

How To Wash Raw Wool

Interested in learning how to wash your own wool? The first in a series on processing raw wool! How to Wash Raw Wool

Spinning your own yarn - from how to pick what sheep to raise - to knitting the final product.

And of course, the Merino sheep. This is the most common wool used in my hand felted gnome hats. This site has all the info from raising sheep to knitting wool.

A Guide to Spinning Wool: Learn How to Spin Wool from Rare Sheep Breeds and Other Wool Fibers - Spinning Daily

Spinning: Yarn, Techniques, Tools, Projects & More

A Guide to Spinning Wool: Learn How to Spin Wool from Rare Sheep Breeds and Other Wool Fibers - Media - Spinning Daily

★ Yarn Spinning Techniques | How to Spin & Dye Wool by Hand ★

★ Yarn Spinning Techniques

The craft of yarn spinning allows you to turn loose fibers into beautiful yarns with unique pattern, colour and texture combinations. This page offers an introduction and inspiration for beginners.

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