Select Page

Build Your Own Spinning Wheel

At long last the plans for the Indian Head spinning wheel are now in store. Crikey, they’ve been a long time in coming! With twenty nine detailed drawings , together with numerous close-up photographs and an informative description of the project, this package...
Summer Fibre Activities

Summer Fibre Activities

If I have nightmares about drowning in an ocean of alpaca and llama fibre, crested with roving  of pure white sheep wool, it wouldn’t surprise me; that’s almost how it has felt every day for the past month.  We have a lot of fibre that needs cleaning and we really...
More Tips for Long Draw Spinning

More Tips for Long Draw Spinning

The weather over the Easter weekend was so lovely, that as I sat at the spinning wheel outside, I decided to capture it on camera as a casual lesson in long draw spinning. Sewing Machine Treadle Mounted Spinning Wheel There was a lot of interest in the long draw...
Long Draw Spinning – Making a Thick and Thin Art Yarn

Long Draw Spinning – Making a Thick and Thin Art Yarn

Today I’m spinning a very chunky, thick-and-thin art yarn, using long draw technique. It’s a beautiful sunny winter’s day, so I’ve dragged onto the porch, the old Indian Head spinning wheel. This Indian head spinning wheel is mounted on a cast...

Pin It on Pinterest

Optimization WordPress Plugins & Solutions by W3 EDGE