Spinning Yarn

Discover creative ways to spin yarn and unleash your inner artist. Explore top techniques and tips to create unique and beautiful yarn creations that will inspire your next project.
Can't decide what spinning/plying techniques to use for that special floof of fiber? Check out our 3 faves: center pull 2-ply, chain ply, and fractal! Learn more about each one and see the difference it makes in the resulting yarn. Any of these techniques can be done with a hand spindle, an e spinner, or a spinning wheel. #spinningyarn #handspunyarn Spinning, Crochet, Crafts, Spinning Yarn Drop Spindle, Spinning Yarn Fiber, Spinning Yarn Wheel, Spinning Fiber, Spinning Yarn, Rigid Heddle Weaving Patterns

Can't decide what spinning/plying techniques to use for that special floof of fiber? Check out our 3 faves: center pull 2-ply, chain ply, and fractal! Learn more about each one and see the difference it makes in the resulting yarn. Any of these techniques can be done with a hand spindle, an e spinner, or a spinning wheel. #spinningyarn #handspunyarn

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Delaney Filograsso
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I've never been super impressed with the "gradient" yarns available commercially. The color changes are always too abrupt. You know what they say, if you want something done right you have to do it yourself! Learn how easy it is to spin your own gradient yarn in today's post. Our friend malia.mayed.it over on Instagram breaks down

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Donna Kay
9 Different Ways of Spinning a Multi-Coloured Blended Top, While Trying to Avoid "Spinning Mud" | Craft me Happy!: 9 Different Ways of Spinning a Multi-Coloured Blended Top, While Trying to Avoid "Spinning Mud" Spinning, Crochet, Spinning Yarn Wheel, Spinning Yarn Fiber, Spinning Fiber, Spinning Yarn, Spinning Wool, Spinning Wheel, Handspun Yarn

“I don’t want to spin mud” - This is a very common phrase uttered amongst hand spinners and it refers to the frustrating phenomenon of buying the most beautiful, multi-coloured blend of fibres, and then spinning a yarn from it that, from a short distance, looks like a murky brown or dirty grey colour. I’ve done it myself. I bought three hundred grams of World of Wool’s Fairytale blend called “Over the Rainbow” and took it away on holiday to spin. Image copyright World of Wool It’s gorgeous…

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Ursula Ninfa
Spinning into Focus - A Round-up of All 10 Yarns | Craft me Happy!: Spinning into Focus - A Round-up of All 10 Yarns Crafts, Yarn Crafts, Inspiration, Spinning, Yarns, Spinning Yarn Fiber, Spinning Yarn, Spinning Fiber, Yarn Needle

Last month, I shared the final two yarns in my Spinning into Focus series, demonstrating the two most popular methods used by spinners to avoid completely blending the colours in a multicoloured top together. My idea was that by the end of this blog series, I would have a sweater quantity of different yarns, all spun from the same multi-coloured, commercially available blended top - Slack Ma Girdle from John Arbon Textiles. The yarns all have varying levels of colour blending so that I can…

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Jane Ba

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