Carol Huebscher Rhoades

Long Draw Drafting for Woolen Yarn by Carol Huebscher Rhoades

Carol Rhoades demonstrates the long-draw drafting technique to make a woolen yarn.

Taking Notes

What notes are essential at the beginning of a spinning project?

Flick Carding by Carol Huebscher Rhoades

No matter what your purpose is for flick carding, the one phrase to keep in mind throughout the process is “light and easy.”

Spinning Basics: Minicombs

Minicombs are handheld tools with one or two rows of tines and are used for creating a worsted or semiworsted yarn.

Fiber Basics: Bactrian Camel

Camels have been domesticated for at least 3,000 years, serving as transport animals and providing fiber, milk, meat, and leather. Read on to learn more about spinning this timeless fiber.

Spinning Tips: How to Self-Ply

Eager for a preview of what your yarn will look like when plied? Sampling and creating a self-ply is a great way to determine your yarn’s size.

How to Make Yarn Butterflies

Yarn butterflies are useful for knitting intarsia or tapestry weaving. To learn how, just follow Carol's step-by-step guide.

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