I have quickly become addicted to spinning. On cool evenings, you can find me excitedly watching the magic of twist convert fluffy fiber into sturdy yarn. I am still fascinated with the transformation. But spinning has been a home-based-only hobby. My spinning wheel is not portable. It doesn't fit...
Aug 24, 2011
Filed under: Filed under: How To Spin, Spinning Wheels, Plying, Drum Carder, Handspun, Spindle Spinning, Drop Spindle, How-To, Carding and Combing, Spinning, Processing Fiber
The Pinellas Weavers Guild (Florida) is conducting its monthly programs with the yearlong theme "Fiber Arts from Start to Finish." The first centered on raising and spinning natural fibers including alpaca and cotton. Two kinds of carding were demonstrated using handcarders and a carding drum...