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Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 05-14-2012, 11:06 AM
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Posted By DavidF
Setting the twist

My problem is with setting the twist.
I am using white wool roving.
and I have used a drop spindle but for simplicity I sometimes set the roving at my feet, and use my hands to twist some yarn.
But I...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 05-10-2012, 05:49 PM
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Posted By DavidF
spinning roving

When spinning roving,
how do you keep the yarn twisted and spun??
Without some other force, a twisted string of yarn will unwind by itself...
How do you keep the yarn together?
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 11-28-2009, 09:00 PM
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Posted By DavidF
Making a lead yarn

Have you ever made a lead yarn out of bast fiiber? How does one make a lead yarn?
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 11-21-2009, 09:55 PM
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Posted By DavidF
Milkweed

Hello

I have a bunch of milk weed fiber and I would love to make yarn.
i have done some reading about it, and tried to imagine how these small fibers could possibly come together but so far have...
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