Spinning
You love to knit and crochet and give the things you make as gifts. At this point, everyone in your life has one of your blankets, sweaters, or hats. Your family and friends. Your UPS guy. Your neighbor. Your neighbor's baby. Your other neighbor's baby.
Kathryn Vercillo
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When you're first learning how to spin, you may find that things can — and, I'm sorry to say, probably will — go wrong at some point. Your yarn won't wind on, or it'll wind on too tightly. Or you may find yourself wondering helplessly, where did the end go?!
Laura Chau
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We've got a thing for batts — whether you buy one ready to go, or card your own, there's no limit to the rich colors and textures you can create. It's not surprising that sometimes, a batt might just seem too beautiful to use (it's okay to admire them for awhile!). But, once you're ready to get spinning, here's what you need to know.
Ashley Martineau
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A spinning wheel is a big investment, and you want to keep that spinning wheel running like a well oiled machine.
Ashley Martineau
Aran? Worsted? Fingering? Figuring out yarn weights can feel like learning a whole new language. You can thank the Craft Yarn Council for that: they're the folks who determine how yarns are categorized and labeled.
Ashley Little
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Pets are family, and when they pass away there's no real consolation — but here's one lovely way to remember them: You can spin their fur into yarn for a keepsake. It's a sweet way to memorialize a beloved pet, whether it's a dog, cat, bunny or any other kind of furry animal. One idea is to knit the yarn into a heart and frame it in a shadowbox, but you can do anything you like with it. Here are some ideas for how to get started.
Ashley Martineau
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Roving, rolags, batts. Wait, what language are we speaking? Ah yes, the language of spinning fibers.
Ashley Martineau
Some people groove on the idea of spinning raw wool straight from the sheep. Things might get a little messy, but that’s part of the fun of working with natural fibers — it's what we call spinning “in the grease."
Laura Chau
Build your yarn-dyeing skills with gradients, hand painting and more.
Sarah Eyre
Sarah Eyre
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Start creating the single-strand yarns you love to work with, for strong, one-of-a-kind fibers you'll be proud to use in any project.
Amy  King
Amy King
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