An electric spinning wheel that fits in the palm of your hand and starts at $80? I couldn't resist trying it for myself.
Do you like a single treadle, double treadle, or no treadles at all? The answer might depend on what you like to spin.
Most spinners who love cats find that the question is how not to spin cat hair. If you have a cat or dog, keeping drifts of pet fur from overtaking your house is probably a daily challenge.
Buzzing with shoppers and wool lovers, this year's New York Sheep and Wool festival was filled with delights and a few surprises. Here's what I saw at the sheep show.
Mushrooms, leaves, insects, roots, and wood are just waiting to give you a rainbow of dyes if you know the magic recipes to coax them out.
What do you call the little rolls of fiber that you pull off handcards, a blending board, or even a drumcarder? Not any word you'll find in a typical dictionary.
Deciding to buy wool combs can be a big step. They’re not the first piece of equipment any spinner buys, but once you have a pair you’ll wonder how you got by without them.
How many treadles does one spinning wheel need? Alden Amos said one; others say two. Spinners vote with their feet.
Basic and beautiful, go big or go home, or high-tech bells and whistles? There's a place for all kinds of textile travelers... if there's a place in your luggage.