A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News: Craftster Best of 2014 have been announced!  Check out the winning projects here!
Total Members: 301,196
Currently Running With Scissors:
549 Guests and 13 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Images
Pages: [1]
1  Re: Beginner yarn picture! in Spinning: Completed Projects by Nienke on: August 03, 2007 12:14:43 PM
Thanks for all the compliments!
Of course, there are also some lumpy bits and overspun bits that you can't see in the picture, but that'll even out with more practice.

Can't wait to see it all plied up and knitted though. Knitting is definitely a gate-way drug into spinning.

Oh, and theboythatspins? I think it is a castle wheel style spinning wheel (with the flyer being positioned above the wheel) and my parents bought it somewhere in the 1970's. It's been sitting in a corner looking pretty all my life until my mum said I could have it if I wanted to use it. The only one who could work it was my dad apparently (never seen him spin anything though).

Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
2  Beginner yarn picture! in Spinning: Completed Projects by Nienke on: August 02, 2007 02:06:27 AM
Old fleece, old wheel, new yarn! Well, it's starting to look like yarn anyway.



I've taken Gypsy03 and TheBon's advice and got a dog brush. I take a little bit of the fleece at a time, flick comb it out and spin it.

I'm pretty happy with the results so far, though I obviously need a lot more practice. I would love to find a good book on hand spinning, any recommendations?

Any comments on my progress so far?
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
Pages: [1]


FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Extreme Crochet - Part 5/5
How to Extreme Crochet - Part 4/5
How to Extreme Crochet - Part 3/5
How to Crochet a Butterfly
How to Crochet a Pansy Flower
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Ticket Stub Shadowbox
Fishy fishy fishy...
Tute Tuesday: Fascinators

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.