The Scotch Tension System – Is it Scottish?

I have had a question about the scotch tension system on my spinning wheels for a while now. Because it is often mentioned in the same context as Irish tension, I always wondered if scotch tension had something to do with Scotland like Scotch whisky…

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The Spinning Wheel Shaped Object (SWSOs)

What is a spinning wheel shaped object and how can you spot one? These decorative spinning wheel shaped objects are floating around out there on sale sites enticing new spinners to make a disappointing mistake. Avoid making this mistake yourself by learning more about spinning wheel shaped objects.

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How to Build a Simple Skirting Table

My husband and I designed a simple DIY skirting table together. It is just the right size to skirt any alpaca blanket or wool fleece, and it easily breaks down to store completely out of the way.

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The Best Yarn Stash Organization System!

I recently reorganized my creative space and I would like to share with you some of the ideas I have to create the best yarn stash organization system I have ever used. It is functional, and can be adapted to just about any space!

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