Spinning yarn made from recycled sari silk is a fun and colorful project! Let me show you how to get started! Tutorial and review from Banana Moon Studio.
Handspinning with recycled sari silk is a fun color adventure! See the six different ways that I used sari silk in handspinning! Picture story from Banana Moon Studio.
Maybe you don't have a ball-winder and a swift. I know most of us have seen the "hack" of using a toilet paper tube and hand mixer to wind our yarn, but the idea of my yarn, or worse yet, my hand mixer, touching a toilet paper tube just really grosses me out. Maybe you're… Continue reading Learn to Wind a Center-pull Ball of Yarn by Hand
New to handspinning? Here's what you do when your yarn breaks or falls apart while spinning.
I just finished using my Ashford spinning wheel to ply this yarn. I spun the singles on this Schacht drop spindle. This yarn is special among my skeins of handspun because it is the first that I have dyed myself. It's not my most favorite yarn ever, color-wise, but good enough that I am undeterred,… Continue reading Handy Tip for Using a Drop Spindle