Beginning to Spin on a Wheel [offsite link]
A wonderful web page from Interweave Press with photos and how-to tips to get the new spinner started.
How to make cabled yarns.
Direct and Indirect Yarn Count Systems
Did you know that there are at least eight (8!) different ways of figuring the woolen count of spun yarn? And that none of the 8 work for worsted yarns? What a mess! And them along came TEX......
Drafting for Spinning
A look at the usefulness of different drafting methods
Finishing Handspun Yarns
Finishing your handspun yarns.
Knitting with Handspun Yarn
Tips on knitting with handspun yarns
Long Draw Spinning [offsite link]
Excellent photography to show the long draw spinning technique.
How to Navajo ply your yarns.
Rigging Your Wheel For Spinning fine Yarns
Tips for adjusting your wheel for fine spinning.
Setting The Twist
"Setting" the twist in handspun yarns.
Short Draw Spinning [offsite link]
Excellent photography to show the short draw spinning technique.
The hows and whys of skeining yarns.
Spinning Boucle Yarns
Love textured yarns? Try spinning a boucle.
Spinning Boucle Yarns - Variations on a Theme
Some different ways to spin boucle yarns.
Spinning Painted Roving
Are those beautiful hand painted rovings you bought spinning up to be muddy looking and drab? Keep the colors looking brilliant with this simple technique.
Spinning Thick and Thin
Congratulations, you can finally spin an even yarn! But now you want to spin thick and thin? Read on for a few easy steps to create an art yarn worthy of your next project!
Spinning To A Size
Lace weight or bulky, here is an easy exercise for learning how to spin the size of yarn you want.
Spinning With Glitz
How to add glitz and metallics to your handspun yarn.
Spinning With Sliver for a Smooth Summer Yarn
Spinning a fine smooth yarn from a sliver preparation.
Spinning Woolen & Worsted Yarns
Putting fiber preparations and drafting methods together to spin the yarn you want.
How to compute the TEX count of your yarns.
Weaving With Handspun Yarns
Some considerations for handspun warp yarns.
Woolen and Worsted Yarns
Woolen and worsted yarns and the differences between them.
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