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1st attempt spinning on handmade spindle

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Spindling: From Fluff to Stuff taught by Drucilla Pettibone

Unwind while practicing the ancient craft of spindling. Drucilla Pettibone introduces you to easy and inexpensive spinning methods.

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What materials did you use? Roving Wool from Knit Picks

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What are you most proud of? My first attempt so far is very encouraging. The instruction in this class is top-notch!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Spin a little everyday. Give yourself a chance to develop a rhythm. Don't give up when frustration sets in. Expect the worse - you might be pleasantly surprised when its not!

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My goodness! You've spun a whole lot of good-looking yarn!! Congrats to you :)

07/11/2014 Flag

Thank you so much! Your compliments mean a lot coming from you. I haven't been spinning this past week, but I plan to get back to it this weekend. I should hopefully finish my first cop by then. Almost a full 3oz's of fluff turn to string!

07/18/2014 Flag

Beautiful!

07/30/2014 Flag

Thank you so much! Ironically I haven't done much spinning since posting this photo, however, I think I am ready to get back to it!

08/01/2014 Flag

It'll be much easier now, and a break can be good!

09/15/2014 Flag