Choosing your first spinning wheel. This article is so informative and well-written. I had seen or heard most of these thoughts scattered all over the place, but to have them in a single coherent article is fantastic.

Choosing your first spinning wheel. This article is so informative and well-written. I had seen or heard most of these thoughts scattered all over the place, but to have them in a single coherent article is fantastic.

What are spinning wheel ratios? Here, we show you how to use your wheel's ratios to spin quickly and efficiently!

A Primer on Spinning Wheel Ratios

What are spinning wheel ratios? Here, we show you how to use your wheel's ratios to spin quickly and efficiently!

When you're first learning how to spin, you may get stumped by some common spinning wheel problems. Don't despair! We're here to help ease the frustration you may be facing with some spinning wheel troubleshooting. Trust us — you can figure it out!

Spinning Wheel Troubleshooting: How to Fix Common Spinning Wheel Problems

When you're first learning how to spin, you may get stumped by some common spinning wheel problems. Don't despair! We're here to help ease the frustration you may be facing with some spinning wheel troubleshooting. Trust us — you can figure it out!

Learn how to spin yarn with a spinning wheel with this easy picture tutorial.

How To Spin Yarn With A Spinning Wheel

Build your own art yarn spinning wheel from PVC pipe and craft store supplies.  Instructions and supply list are included in my book that will be published November 1st, 2013.  You can purchase the book here: http://www.shopneauveau.com/product/spinning-and-dyeing-yarn-the-home-spinners-guide-to-creating-traditional-and-art-yarns-hardcover

Build your own art yarn spinning wheel from PVC pipe and craft store supplies. Instructions and supply list are included in my book that will be published November 1st, 2013. You can purchase the book here: http://www.shopneauveau.com/product/spinning-and-dyeing-yarn-the-home-spinners-guide-to-creating-traditional-and-art-yarns-hardcover

If you like spinning then this documentary is worth seeing. You can learn a lot from it. Hands (Wool Spinning in Donegal)1978  - YouTube

If you like spinning then this documentary is worth seeing. You can learn a lot from it. Hands (Wool Spinning in Donegal)1978 - YouTube

Once in a great while my work goes along in a predictable order. Most of the time, since I do commission work almost exclusively, things take a less controlled route. Case in point:  Early on in my…

A Unique Opportunity!

Once in a great while my work goes along in a predictable order. Most of the time, since I do commission work almost exclusively, things take a less controlled route. Case in point: Early on in my…

Tasha Tudor  Spinning was the first paying job women had (16th century).  Prior to the invention of the spinning wheel, they could only be supported by a man or family member.  Spinning wheels made it so they could earn their own living - many women no longer needed to marry - thus the term "spinster" has described an un-married woman.  I admire them greatly!

Tasha Tudor Spinning was the first paying job women had (16th century). Prior to the invention of the spinning wheel, they could only be supported by a man or family member. Spinning wheels made it so they could earn their own living - many women no longer needed to marry - thus the term "spinster" has described an un-married woman. I admire them greatly!

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