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In the Beginning, There Was...Spinning!

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My First Three Spindle-Spun Yarns

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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 Casual, Traditional
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What materials did you use? Wool fiber, Spindle

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What are you most proud of? That I was able to do it! The spindle spun me around at first (so to speak), but I did get the hang of it. Now I have to learn consistency. :)

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't worry what it looks like! Just spin. Also, I have found that dyed combed top is easier to use, because it separates into smaller sections more evenly. And the smaller, more uniform sections make spinning easier.

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how lovely!! congratulations!

04/20/2013 Flag

very pretty

05/01/2013 Flag

I was wondering if it was the colour spinning class you took?

08/02/2013 Flag

I took both the spinning with color class, as well as the stuff to fluff class. :)

08/09/2013 Flag

Did you find that the class was relevant to spindle spinning? I was going to order it too, but I wasn't sure if it would be useful if I don't have a wheel.

08/26/2013 Flag

I found that both classes complimented each other. While it might be a little more challenging with the colors on a spindle, the color spinning class gave me a lot of ideas that I could use on a spindle.

08/30/2013 Flag