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Yarn has been spun on spindles for thousands of years. With a little fiber and a spindle, you too can participate in this oldest of alchemies. This instructable will show you how to spin a single from wool roving, using a top-whorl spindle.

A Guide to Handspun Yarn: Types of Yarn & How to Spin Them

A Guide to Handspun Yarn: Types of Yarn & How to Spin Them

Spinning Fiber Characteristics: Fiber Terminology

Spinning Fiber Characteristics: Fiber Terminology

Gain an understanding of the specialized terms for describing spinning fiber characteristics and types of fiber preparations.

Spinning From the Fold: Free Tutorial

Spinning From the Fold: Free Tutorial

Learn to spin from the fold with this free tutorial on Craftsy! Add loft to prepared fibers, create different color effects, and control slippery fibers.

Short Draw Spinning on a Wheel

Short Draw Spinning on a Wheel

Learn short draw spinning on a wheel, how to tie a secure loop leader, and the basics of drafting to create a strong worsted yarn.

CHH Guild House Classes | Contemporary Handweavers of Houston

CHH Guild House Classes | Contemporary Handweavers of Houston

Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat??????Handspun Recycled Newspaper Yarn??? I've got to go check this one out!

Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat??????Handspun Recycled Newspaper Yarn??? I've got to go check this one out!

Stockist	Address	Phone	Craft	Yarn Get Fleeced Wool Shop	912 Tomoana Road, Hastings, 4120	06 878 9083	No	Yes JJ'S Crafts	14 Gloucester Street, Green Meadows, Napier, 4112	06 844 0680	Yes	Yes Knit World Hastings	322 Heretaunga Street, Hastings, 4122	06 878 0090	Yes	Yes Sue Grayson	Te Kaihi, 2 Omakere Road, RD1, Waipawa, 4271	06 857 3884	Yes	Yes

Stockist Address Phone Craft Yarn Get Fleeced Wool Shop 912 Tomoana Road, Hastings, 4120 06 878 9083 No Yes JJ'S Crafts 14 Gloucester Street, Green Meadows, Napier, 4112 06 844 0680 Yes Yes Knit World Hastings 322 Heretaunga Street, Hastings, 4122 06 878 0090 Yes Yes Sue Grayson Te Kaihi, 2 Omakere Road, RD1, Waipawa, 4271 06 857 3884 Yes Yes

FUNNY PIN - Spinning Because Knitting Isn't Weird Enough - 1.5" humorous button badge for spinners & knitters -  pinback with saying. $2.00, via Etsy.

FUNNY PIN - Spinning Because Knitting Isn't Weird Enough - 1.5" humorous button badge for spinners & knitters - pinback with saying. $2.00, via Etsy.

spinning paper into yarn . Or more properly, P a r n. Plastic strips can be done like this too, then you have P l a r n

spinning paper into yarn . Or more properly, P a r n. Plastic strips can be done like this too, then you have P l a r n

Excellant illustration depicting how to "read" ideal twist angles in plied…

Excellant illustration depicting how to "read" ideal twist angles in plied…

Common Types of Fiber Animals, from #yarnschool by Over the Rainbow Yarn.

Common Types of Fiber Animals, from #yarnschool by Over the Rainbow Yarn.

1. Spin each braid into yarn. 2. Knit each yarn into afghan square. 3. Assemble into gorgeous handspun blanket!

1. Spin each braid into yarn. 2. Knit each yarn into afghan square. 3. Assemble into gorgeous handspun blanket!

Write down ratios, twist direction, yardage, and more so you'll always know how you spun your favorite handspun. How To Keep A Handspun Yarn Journal | withwool.com

How To Keep A Handspun Yarn Journal

Write down ratios, twist direction, yardage, and more so you'll always know how you spun your favorite handspun. How To Keep A Handspun Yarn Journal | withwool.com