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Seven Reasons to Choose Navajo Ply when Spinning Yarn

Seven Reasons to Choose Navajo Ply when Spinning Yarn

Navajo Ply is a very simple method of creating a three ply yarn from one single strand.  It is achieved by making large loops, through which the yarn is fed as it is plied.  It’s like making a large crochet chain and for this reason is also known as chain plying. In...

Fiber Arts Inspiration on Pinterest

So, you’ve mastered your new spinning wheel and spun a beautiful alpaca/merino art yarn.  It has the right amount of texture and twist and it’s perfectly stable.  You’ve spent another couple of hours hand-dyeing the yarn and when you hang it up to...

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...

Batt Art – Painting Fibre Pictures on a Carding Machine

This is one of the latest creations from our fibre arts studio, which is a rather fancy word for the crowded room in our house, where we attempt to contain the dirtier jobs of fibre work.  Not having encountered anything like this elsewhere, it’s highly unlikely...

Freeform Mega Crochet Workshop

Spinning on a drop spindle doesn’t sound very sexy and it doesn’t match the romantic image of relaxing at a large wheel as it hums its favourite tune, whilst spooling exquisitely fine yarn.  However, you can produce some amazing yarns on this cheap and simple device,...

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