Donna Towell helping 4-H members learn to spin. Wisconsin Spindle and Dyepot Guild. Spinning demonstrations at the county fair. Wisconsin Spindle and Dyepot Guild. Learning to spin llama. Wisconsin Spindle and Dyepot Guild. What was your first handspinning experience? Many people are inspired to learn...
Jun 29, 2012
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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
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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...