Handspun "Together" 100% merino 3ply (navajo plied) Long colour sequences, selfstriping yarn. 110gr/197m, 3,9o/215y Divided in two skeins, one of 70gr and one of 40gr A wonderful soft and well balanced yarn for your knitting projects! The yarn will be gorgeous for cowls, wristwarmers, hats or any other soft and warm accessories. Spun from a merino roving I dyed myself. This item is unique and made with lots of care and love
Handspun yarn - Spun Sugar
Gorgeous handspun yarn, made from natural merino wool, Wensleydale locks and glitter! Knitted up - it looks so pretty. Thick n thin, little twinkly threads of angelina and firestar in subtle naturals, pinks and turquoise. RNS: 10mm- 12mm 100g / 3.5oz Bulky 56 meters WPI:4 Made to order
plying and twist angle
I was reading a discussion of plying on Julia's blog and thought I would write a little about plying and twist angle since I couldn't stick a picture in her comments! When you ply singles that are freshly spun you can hold up a loop of yarn and see if it twists in either direction. If it hangs straight or nearly straight then you have a balanced ply. However, if your singles are even a few minutes old, some of the twist energy has been set. That's because the friction and the scales are sort…
Spinning Attachment for a Treadle Sewing Cabinet
Spinning Attachment for a Treadle Sewing Cabinet: Anyone who knits knows that good yarn ain't cheap. You can spin your own yarn, but buying a spinning wheel will cost you more than all the yarn in the world! On the other hand, Goodwill stores are full of high-quality sweaters for a very reasonable…
Lendrum Original Double Treadle Spinning Wheel Complete Package
Description Description Gordon Lendrum has been building spinning wheels in Canada since 1975. Versatile and very portable. It folds almost flat for traveling and is easily unfolded and reset for spinning. Specifications: Double Treadle Wheel Diameter: 19" Orifice: 7/16" Weight: 13.15 lbs.(6.0kg) Ratios: 6:1, 8:1, and 10:1 Tensioned Lazy Kate Drive band 4 - Regular Bobbins Threading Hook Jumbo Plying Head Plying Drive Band Plying Bobbin (5:1, 7:1, and 9:1) Fast Flyer (12:1, 15:1, and 17:1)…
Craftsy.com | Express Your Creativity!
You've finished spinning and plying a bobbin (or spindle) full of yarn, congratulations! But what now? How do you get your handspun ready for knitting or crocheting? Here’s how to wind your skein and finish up your yarn so that it is polished and ready to impress!