How To Spin Yarn With a Drop Spindle

How To Spin Yarn With a Drop Spindle

Hi, this is Jody, and I’m here at alpaca direct here to talk to you today about spinning and Before we get started on spinning. Let me tell you a little bit of background of what actually goes into roving this is alpaca roving and The word roving basically all it means is that it’s […]

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Fiber blending techniques: blending board, comb and hackle

Fiber blending techniques: blending board, comb and hackle

Let’s now look at a tool that lets you literally paint with fibres. The Blending Board It’s a palette with a mat of curved needles on it. Just like the carder ones with the brushes. There is a handle on one of the two sides to keep the table firm whilst working. To insert the […]

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Fiber blending techniques on a carder

In this video we’re going to show you some techniques about mxing fibres and colours. The purpose of these processes is to open our materials mechanically and get them ready like this for spinning. But at the same time they can be useful when creating artistic effects And interesting colours. The first technique we’re going […]

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Episode 5: Sweaty

Episode 5: Sweaty

I’m just gonna prepare you now for how sweaty my face is going to be by the end of the video [cheerful music with guitar and bells] Hello! And welcome to the Freakish Lemon video podcast thing I am the Freakish Lemon, I go by Adrian, and I use male pronouns. Remember that you can […]

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