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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.

Wow, I love the drop spindle. It spun up very nicely, too! Look at that lovely skein of yarn~ I wish this was MY drop spindle and yarn!


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spinning yarn with a drop spindle

The Joy of Handspinning � Hand spinning wool into yarn with a spinning wheel or drop spindle � Parts of the Spinning Wheel

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What Is Roving?

Dyed Wool Top Differences between top and roving

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Spinning With A Drop Spindle

Want to learn how to spin your own yarn, but not ready to make the investment in a spinning wheel? A drop spindle is an easy, affordable way to start!

Lace weight drop spindle (spinning yarn) I need a new drop spindle. This one is pretty!

Spinning Dailyfrom Spinning Daily

The pieces come together magically

Supported spindle information.

Amazing hand carved spinning wheels from Golding Fiber Tools. This one is "Habetrot" (Celtic Spinning Goddess) made of cherry wood with ebony accents.