Esther Rodgers

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How to Knit with Art Yarn

Learn how to incorporate your handspun art yarns into your knitting with these expert tips—plus knit a darling purse!

3 Tips for Using Handspun Art Yarns as Warp

Creative handspinner Esther Rodgers is often asked how to use highly textured art yarns to showcase their best qualities. One of her favorite ways is weaving. Esther shares her tips for using art yarns as a warp. (Don’t think you can? Think again!)

Carding Cloth: What tpi does the best job?

Spinning tools are a big investment. Handcards, drumcarders, flick carders, and blending boards all use carding cloth, a toothed material, to open and blend fibers.