Best Spinning Fibers For Beginners

I’m often asked what I think the best spinning fibers for beginners are. Drawing from my own experience as a beginner, to some new discoveries along the way, these are great fibers for beginners and why I love them.

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The 5 Books that Taught Me How to Spin Yarn

There are so many excellent spinning books out there, it was hard for me to choose my favorites. But, as I started to narrow it down, I realized that my favorite beginner books were the books that taught me how to spin yarn! While several of these books are no longer in print, they are available in Kindle format, and of course you can always find them second hand if you are on the look out. So here they are, my top 5 books that taught me how to spin yarn.

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Ply and Finish Your Yarn on a Drop Spindle

After spinning yarn on a drop spindle, it is time to ply and finish the % yarn. I will show you how I ply my yarn and get it ready for a project.

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Drop Spindle Spinning for Complete Beginners

Before I started spinning on my first spinning wheel, I learned how to spin on a drop spindle. With this guide, I will explain drop spindle spinning for complete beginners. You will learn everything you need to know from attaching the fiber, to finishing your yarn!

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I Joined Spin Together 2019! (It turned me into a monster)

For years Spinzilla was the monster of the spinning competitions. See what I did there? Run by the National Needle…

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