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First Handspun Yarn!

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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? merino wool

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What are you most proud of? Definitely how much I've improved over a short period of time. I still have a long way to go, but my yarn is starting to look like something I would want to use!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Patience, patience, patience! It looked awful to start with, but every yard looked a little better than the last. I'm still trying to find the balance between too much and too little twist.

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This is great! You can see the progress you are making with your practice.

09/30/2012 Flag

Thanks! I like the purple one so much that I'm nervous that I'll make it ugly when I start learning to ply, lol.

09/30/2012 Flag

wow, those are your first!?!?!? Mine were so fat and bumpy, lol

10/04/2012 Flag

Thanks! It was definitely not very pretty to start. I think my first one looks deceptively even in the picture with both spins. The one with just the white yarn shows the ugly bits better.

10/04/2012 Flag

oh my goodness!!! these are so lovely! i would never have guessed they were beginner yarns.

10/17/2012 Flag

Thank you! You're a great teacher! I'm excited to see how my next attempt turns out.

10/17/2012 Flag

So very nice!! :)

02/09/2013 Flag