How to make handspun yarns – Fibers and tools for handspinning

How to make handspun yarns – Fibers and tools for handspinning

Hi, I’m Stefania and I’m here to talk to you about the Lanivendole project. It started years ago in Genova and was inspired by the international Fiber art movement. Our idea is to create artistic yarns starting from the wool fibres and mixing them with other materials as well. After a bit of practice with […]

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How to make Handpsun Yarns – How to blend fibers and colors with hand carding

How to make Handpsun Yarns – How to blend fibers and colors with hand carding

In this video we will show you some useful tools for preparing and blending fibres. First of all we will look at carding brushes, which work small quantities of fibre at a time, but are easy to manage and cheap, to start with you can choose one with average sized needles. So let’s see, for […]

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How to make handspun yarns – How to make a single-ply yarn

How to make handspun yarns – How to make a single-ply yarn

Each handmade yarn is formed a ply at a time, so first let’s see how to get started. Find a comfortable sitting position in front of the wheel, not too high or too low. We attach a quite long, bulky thread to our bobbin; this will always be ready in position 7 00:00:34,100 –>00:00:38,280 and […]

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