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« Reply #10 on: January 15, 2010 04:15:12 PM »

I would LOVE to learn how to spin!!
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« Reply #11 on: January 15, 2010 04:27:04 PM »

I was given a 30# bag of alpaca fur that I have started carding (badly) and have no idea what to do with it.  I have about 10#'s of white, 5#"s of deep burgundy, 10#'s of tan, and 5#'s of gray.  I need to learn how to spin this stuff before I end up stuffing a pillow with it just to be done with it, lol.  Count me in!
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« Reply #12 on: January 15, 2010 04:38:17 PM »

OOOh!! I've been telling my hubby how much I'd love to learn to spin. I knit and would love some homespun yarn.
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« Reply #13 on: January 15, 2010 04:42:37 PM »

I'll be watching this thread. I've been wanting to try this for awhile Smiley
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cierah99
« Reply #14 on: January 15, 2010 04:55:40 PM »

Totally interested in this. I bought the book 'Respect the Spindle' on a whim (and a giftcard  Roll Eyes I need advice on an actual spindle though!
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« Reply #15 on: January 15, 2010 04:58:45 PM »

I hope to learn too this year!
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« Reply #16 on: January 15, 2010 05:04:37 PM »

You guys, learning to spin is one of the best things I have ever done.  It is so fun and rewarding.  It really IS cheap to get started.  I started with $2.50 in roving and a toy wheel spindle.  Heck, I once saw (on Craftster, I believe), someone spin with a screwdriver and a rubber band. Cheesy
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« Reply #17 on: January 15, 2010 05:08:22 PM »

I would love to learn how to spin!  I've been thinking about trying it out for awhile now but I'm too intimidated.
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« Reply #18 on: January 15, 2010 05:24:07 PM »

I would!
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« Reply #19 on: January 15, 2010 05:33:40 PM »

ooh! look at all the interest!   Shocked  Can't wait to see what comes of all this!
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