Carol Rhoades demonstrates the long-draw drafting technique to make a woolen yarn.
No matter what your purpose is for flick carding, the one phrase to keep in mind throughout the process is “light and easy.”
Minicombs are handheld tools with one or two rows of tines and are used for creating a worsted or semiworsted yarn.
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.
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.