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Karin's First Spindling Attempt

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Karin's First Spin on Spinning

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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 Classic
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What materials did you use? The Louet Beginner's Drop-spindle Kit, which contained a top-whorl spindle.

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What are you most proud of? Trying

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Do not give up and do not look for perfection the first time out. I was a little disheartened to see the varying thicknesses until Dru Pettibone and other spinners on YouTube said that it was take practice. At least three days are needed just to get started.

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It looks terrific!

09/16/2012 Flag

Thank you very much. As you can tell, I had trouble getting started. I need to definitely work on that Onward. . .Next module--plying.

09/16/2012 Flag

Great first yarn. Mine was so chunky.

09/17/2012 Flag

Thank you. But it is a little chunky underneath. My first few yards are tragic :)

09/19/2012 Flag

this looks really lovely!! i'd say you're a natural!

09/28/2012 Flag