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This nicely illustrates balanced and unbalanced plying. Another (and most basic) technique which I have yet to master.

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…

A super easy pattern!  You will learn the basics of knitting a triangle with a lace border and get to use up all the remnant yarns in your stash! I used all the handspun yarns from my SPINDLING series in this shawl, and it's such a fun piece to wear! MATERIALS Size 35, 32 inch circular needles (piece will be knitted fl

A super easy pattern! You will learn the basics of knitting a triangle with a lace border and get to use up all the remnant yarns in your stash! I used all the handspun yarns from my SPINDLING series in this shawl, and it's such a fun piece to wear! MATERIALS Size 35, 32 inch circular needles (piece will be knitted flat) A box of yarn scraps - I used all handspun but feel free to mix with commercial. Any yarns will work for this pattern - any gauge. Yarn scraps for fringe (optional / not…

Write down ratios, twist direction, yardage, and more so you'll always know how you spun your favorite handspun. How To Keep A Handspun Yarn Journal | http://withwool.com

Write down ratios, twist direction, yardage, and more so you'll always know how you spun your favorite handspun. How To Keep A Handspun Yarn Journal | http://withwool.com

Handspun Art Yarn - Sitara    need a bigger orifice in my wheel for this sort of thing!

Handspun Art Yarn - Sitara need a bigger orifice in my wheel for this sort of thing!

Standard Brother Drum Carder - carding raw alpaca fleece #artyarn #alpaca #drumcarder

Ready to ply your handspun yarn? This post will teach you how to take two (or three) single bobbins and ply them into a beautiful, well balanced yarn.

Ready to ply your handspun yarn? This post will teach you how to take two (or three) single bobbins and ply them into a beautiful, well balanced yarn.

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Dyeing Yarn With a Crock Pot (Slow Cooker) : 5 Steps (with Pictures) - Instructables

Dyeing Yarn With a Crock Pot (Slow Cooker): A FiberArtsy.com Tutorial Over the years, I’ve explored many different methods of how to dye yarn and I just realized that I never shared the slow cooker yarn dyeing technique. Dyeing yarn in a Crockpot or slow cooker is simply another heat se…

Free Pattern: Scrobble Cowl by Sara Delaney

A super simple cowl meant to make the most of that single skein of amazing hand-spun. Inspired by the Scribbling scarf from Mason Dixon Knitting , this is a quick and easy way to make a stunning piece with lots of visual appeal and minimal effort. The entire piece is knit with alternating stripes of your handspun and a mohair yarn. Use a mohair with a bit of sparkle for that extra bit of oomph! Materials: Worsted weight yarn – (3-ply, chain plied, handspun shown in a…