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First Handspun

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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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Category Spinning
Style Cute
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What materials did you use? Roving from and Knit Picks sampler

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What are you most proud of? I managed something that vaguely resembles yarn.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Give advice? I need advice! Seriously, though, it's all about practice.

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Any advice on what I'm doing wrong? Thanks!

11/19/2012 Flag

hi jennabee25! I don't think you're doing anything wrong!! This looks perfect! It doesn't looks like you've spun a lot yet so just keep practicing!! You can take this off and start over and try to get a bit thinner if you want to, but there's nothing wrong with this weight either! You may also want to try adding just a bit less twist if you stick with the bulkier yarns. Just make sure you watch Lesson 6 too which shows the park and draft technique, and then just practice some more!

12/04/2012 Flag