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The core you use determines the inner personality of the yarn you spin. You can use many unique types of cores: elastic thread for a stretchy yarn, craft wire for a sculptural yarn, cotton crochet thread for an unbreakable yarn, novelty yarns, and just plain ugly yarns. It's the perfect way to get…
Tips for Spinning Fine Yarns for Handwoven Lace – Maggie Casey
Clean and oil your wheel. This is a good rule for any project, but especially when you want to spin a fine yarn. Take the bobbin off your flyer and use a paper towel to remove any old oil or grit f…
Hardwood Spindle Racks for yarn display & yarn storage, revolving book rack for magazines and books
Knitting accessories and tools, yarn, books and jewelry. Beaded sterling stitch markers & sheep needle sizer. Yarn display racks, knitting needle cases,knitting kits,knitting charms,sheep and llama eyeglass leashes, sheep pins,shawl pins & more jewelry
Homemade spinning wheel - front
Made from PVC, a bicycle wheel, and some other bits. Using an Ashford standard flyer and bobbin, though. It works, but just barely. Have to come up with a better way to deal with the footman assembly. Took me 12 hours and three bandaids today, but I got it together!
Building a wool picker
I have wanted to build a wool picker ever since I saw photos of them on the internet and learned what they did. A wool picker is a machine that pulls wool apart to make it more open. This helps c…