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Wool Count Systems
Bradford count, blood, count, and micron count explained and compared.
You have amassed quite a stash of fiber and will never spin it all! Create your own felt sheets with wet felting!
Washing Raw Mohair
How to skirt and wash raw mohair fiber.
Using Soap As a Dye Resist
Using large amounts of soap as a dye resist on wool.
Understanding Spinning Wheel Ratios 101
Understanding, determining, and using the ratios of your spinning wheel.
Trouble Shooting Take Up Problems
Yarn not winding onto your bobbin? Wheel refusing to take up? Here's a list of things that cause a lack of take up to help you figure out why your wheel suddenly refuses to work properly.
Assembling a tool kit for your small spinning tools
Three Ply Yarn
How to create a three ply yarn. The importance of a third ply.
The McMorran Yarn Balance
Using the McMorran Yarn Balance to determine the yardage of your hand spun yarns.
The Drafting Zone
How much attention do I need to pay to the drafting zone? Much of the quality of your handspun yarn can be traced directly to what goes on in the drafting triangle.
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