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« on: August 17, 2014 06:00:55 AM »

hi everyone
a friend is giving me my first spinning wheel today
and i dont know where to go from there, while i am super excited
i dont even know where to start! what do i need, what kind of fleece should i get?
i have some roving that i use for needle felting projects, could i try with that?
or should i actually go out and get something specific???
help, and yay!!!

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« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2014 06:36:41 AM »

You can spin anything. That being said, I'd probably go and find some top, or a batt made of Blue Faced Leicester (BFL), or Corridale. in a way, a batt will be easier to spin, since the fibres aren't so compacted.  What kind of wheel did your friend give you? Very lucky indeed to be given a wheel outright, that's for sure!

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