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Madder Root Dyeing
The adventures of dyeing wool and other protein fibers using madder root.
Teaching Someone To Spin
Now that you are a spinner, how do you teach the next person to spin? Here are a few pointers to get you headed in the right direction.
Spinning From The Fold
How to spin from the fold.
Three Ply Yarn
How to create a three ply yarn. The importance of a third ply.
How to prepare a dye vat for indigo dyeing wool and other protein fibers.
Fleece Characteristics and Handle
What is handle and how is it determined? What fleece characteristics are important to selecting a good fleece for your project? Train your eyes and hands to pick the best possible fleece for your project with this simple exercise.
Understanding Spinning Wheel Ratios 101
Understanding, determining, and using the ratios of your spinning wheel.
S and Z Twist Demystified
In which we cover the ABC's of S and Z.
Wool Count Systems
Bradford count, blood, count, and micron count explained and compared.
Skirting a Fleece
How to skirt and evaluate the quality of a grease fleece.
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