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How to Make Mordants for Natural Dyes - DIY - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

50 Minute Spin Workout with a great playlist! Easy to do on your own.... If I did a spin class

Turn your fabric scraps into twine:

The Spinner's Glossary by Lee Juvan. Free tutorial on spinning wheel maintenance on Knitty at

A super-clear tutorial on spinning yarn. I took a spinning class from Maggie Casey when we lived in Boulder, about 17 years ago. She's a great teacher and a skilled spinner, her enthusiasm for it infectious.

Dyes Used by The Vikings Traditional Method...this is more of a discussion board than tutorial. Interesting info.

building a 4 shaft pvc loom | Making your own loom | Weavolution

Coats of some British and Icelandic sheep breeds: Greyface Dartmoor; Cheviot; Icelandic; Beulah; Cotswold; Welsh Mountain; Suffolk; Southdown; and British Milksheep.

Handmade wooden wool winder. Just beautiful.

How to prepare wool for spinning — free eBook from Spinning Daily: A Guide to Processing Wool to Make Wool Roving: Washing Wool, Carding Wool, and Combing Wool

How to history - website with tons of tutorials on ancient crafts & skills

Washing Grease Fleece, from Straightforward description & pix on how to clean animal fibers.

Berries, Natural Dyes by Philosopher Queen, via Flickr. This was my first job with CW between college years: we built a fire, boiled some berries or leaves and dyed some wool spun by CW's Spinning and Weaving Shop.

Do-it-yourself spinning wheel plans. Because Kristin wants one.

What Are Spinning Wheel Ratios?-- what ratio is your wheel- instructions to determine

How to card & spin wool. ***handwork verse***Before her wooden spinning wheel The maiden spins her woolen thread, Busily turns the spindle spool, Quick her fingers, light her tread. Wheel is whirring, humming, stirring, Turn the fleece and gently pull, Spindle spinning, spool o’er-brimming Thus the fleece is spun to wool. – Paul King

Beatrix Potter 'Mouse with a Spinning Wheel' 1890 Helen Beatrix Potter (1866 – 1943) English author, illustrator, mycologist and conservationist ink and watercolour Sotheby's archives

Core spinning is a really useful technique, and here is some good information.

Measuring Wraps Per Inch, by Jenny. Pinned from Knit Picks. Must d/l to phone for quick check in stores!

A Guide to Handspun Yarn: Types of Yarn and How to Spin Them - Spinning Daily

A cardboard spinning wheel or charkha that I created so people can spin their own fiber. Designed to use cardboard, knitting needle, dowels, and elastic. It's intentionally low tech and low cost. Complete description and free instructions at the website.