Drop Spindle Fiber Hand Spinning Tutorial

Welcome to Alpaca Direct, and I’m here to show you today some techniques with your drop spindle I’m showing off a beautiful drop spindle today from cascade. It’s called Tiger Mountain and it’s made of zebra wood They named all their spindles after the mountains in the Seattle is the qua area I’m going to […]

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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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How to Spin and Ply Seacell Yarn

How to Spin and Ply Seacell Yarn

I’m going to be plying Seacell yarn today Seacell is one of the new cellulose fibers that are available it’s made from a blend of cellulose fiber a bit of seaweed and a bit of silver making it a beautiful luxurious silky smooth yarn one of the problems with spinning it though is it is […]

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