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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...
Ravelry Revisited

Ravelry Revisited

There are so many social media websites ‘out there’ that it’s not only impossible to become active in all of them, but it’s difficult to decide which ones to include and which ones to leave out. Ravelry was a clear choice for Fibre Arts...

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...

Spinning Out of Your Comfort Zone

Inspirational quotes can be enormously powerful if we refer to them regularly in our everyday lives.  Much like resonating with the vibrations of a tuning fork, when we find a quote that strikes the perfect note within us, we can be driven to stretch ourselves; break...

The Easiest Way to Clean Llama & Alpaca Fleece

Cleaning animal fleece ready for processing has to be the most difficult and time-consuming part of fibre work.  In fact, for many people, their first encounter with raw fleece, whether from sheep, llama, alpaca or goat, will be their last.  Each type of fleece has...

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