handspinning, Tutorials

Handspinning With Recycled Sari Silk Threads

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.

crochet how-to, how to knit, Tutorials

How to Get the Kinks Out of Recycled or Frogged Yarn

Learn how to get the kinks out of frogged or recycled yarn with this photo tutorial from Banana Moon Studio.


Handy Tip for Using a Drop Spindle

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


Don’t Lean Too Far Over Your Spinning

Don't Lean Too Far... Just a short post for you dear readers today. Ever wondered what would happen if you got your own hair caught in your spinning? Right here, right now, bringing you answers to life's greatest questions! This is Drama Queen learning to spin. She was pretty tense, and leaning so far over… Continue reading Don’t Lean Too Far Over Your Spinning