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Old 06-29-2006, 10:04 PM   #1
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I can't believe this...
...I just ordered a "learn to spin" kit.
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Old 06-29-2006, 10:05 PM   #2
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You can doooooo eeet!

Honestly I love my spindles and spinning on a wheel.
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Old 06-29-2006, 10:13 PM   #3
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LOL, I've been saying for months, I can't get into spinning, I don't need another hobby....but it so intrigues me. I was never going to knit socks, either.
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Never say never my dear.

I never thought that I would spin or knit either but now I keep finding new things that I must have going along with my hobbies. Wool carders, ball winders, swifts, drop spindles, not to mention all of the wool and yarn necessary! But it is all soooo worth it.

Where did you order it from?
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I ordered from Common Threads Fiber Arts (on eBay...PayPal $$ burning a hole in my pocket :D )
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Julie, I borrowed a video tape from the library called Spinning Wool-Basics and Beyond. I'm desperately trying to squeeze in the time to watch it and really learn how to spin. I have a beautiful Ashford wheel but haven't found the time to really devote myself to learning. I really am going to try now! Good luck with your Kit. Let us know how it's going!
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I got the kit today ...I wanted to finish two of my knitting UFOs before it got here....but now I'm all
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enjoy!

i just started spinning on a drop spindle and i'm totally addicted.
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That is awesome. You are going to love it. If you have problems ask us or seek out someone from a local guild. Sometimes being shown in person is the best way.

Enjoy!
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LOL, Sandra, if I could find a spinning class less than an hour away I'd seriously consider it. But as it is, rwitten instructions & Internet videos will have to do....

I think I'll be using the park & daft method for about a year, until I get the hang of it...I honestly cannot foresee a time when I can let go of the spindle and it will continuously spin in the direction I want it to!

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