Category Archives: spinning

Turkish Spindle Basics

Basically the Turkish Spindle operate so much like another spindle except for one one small thing, when you’ve finished spinning, you have a center pull ball. When I’m at a show and I get asked how these work, this is … Continue reading

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Team Spunky Eclectic

Tour de Fleece Team Spunky Eclectic! It’s been a few years since I’ve put together an official team. I missed it and so here we are.  The official Team Spunky Eclectic for the tour 2019. woot woot! You probably want … Continue reading

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Basic Supported Spindle

Today I wanted to talk a little bit about getting you going on your supported spindle. There are a bunch of types of supported spindle and they all have the same idea of how they work. Not cultural exactly but … Continue reading

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Project Indecision

I have this project I’m working on. The Ramona Sweater in handspun BFL. I’m loving this knit and so it’s going pretty fast. However, I might want or need to change it. You see, I have this habit of not … Continue reading

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Types of Spindles.

This doesn’t go into ALL the types of spindles out there but it is a bunch of basics about the ones that I have sitting here at Spunky Eclectic. When I do festivals I get asked what is what with … Continue reading

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Shave Em 2 Save Em

Have you heard of this campaign by the Livestock Conservancy? Here’s their write up about it : In our ongoing commitment to making it more profitable to raise heritage breeds, The Livestock Conservancy created the Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em … Continue reading

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2 ply

The most basic of plying. In my video for today I went over plying. Just the basics of plying a 2 ply on a wheel. You are taking 2 singles that you’ve spun (let’s say spun in Z direction) and … Continue reading

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