With all the great spinning workshops that Interweave kee ps putting out, my video library is outgrowing my bookshelf space. Fortunately, the folks in our online education department have come up with a brilliant sol ution. They've just launched our new Craft Daily site! This means that I can watch...
Amy Clarke Moore
May 15, 2013
Filed under: Filed under: How To Spin, Spin-Off Magazine, Plying, Drum Carder, Handspun, How-To, Types of Yarn, Carding and Combing, Spinning, Processing Fiber
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
Spinning with Rita Buchanan Imagine this: you sit down for dinner at a table set with your handspun, handwoven table runner and napkins. You clean up the kitchen wearing your handspun, handwoven apron, and dry dishes with your—you guessed it—HS, HW dishtowels. You lay yourself to rest on...
Linda Ligon's Blog
Aug 4, 2010
Filed under: Filed under: handwoven, Worsted, Plying, Wool Processing, Drum Carder, Handspun, Spinning Wool, Merino Wool, How-To, Carding and Combing, Types of Yarn, Spinning, Processing Fiber
When you hear the words "art yarn," what comes to mind? I'd guess that most people imagine crazy, wild yarns with large foreign objects sticking out willy-nilly. And yes, while art yarn often features fun experimental textures and objects, it can also be quite sophisticated. This week we'll...