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Here are the top ten articles for the Spinning Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Skirting a Fleece
How to skirt and evaluate the quality of a grease fleece.
2. Fiber Memory
The importance of memory in yarns and fibers
3. S and Z Twist Demystified
In which we cover the ABC's of S and Z.
4. The Down Breeds of Sheep
Want to spin lovely, lofty knitting yarns? The Down breed of sheep have just the fleeces you need.
5. Wool Count Systems
Bradford count, blood, count, and micron count explained and compared.
6. Breaking Pre-mixed Acid Dyes
How to separate pre-mixed dyes into their component colors on wool and other protein fibers.
7. Scouring Wool
The hows and whys of washing grease fleece.
8. Correcting Overspun or Lumpy Yarn
You spin and you spin, but the yarn is just not what you had in mind. How to prevent the lumps and springs from popping up in your yarn.
9. Spinning Painted Roving
Are those beautiful hand painted rovings you bought spinning up to be muddy looking and drab? Keep the colors looking brilliant with this simple technique.
10. Knitting with Handspun Yarn
Tips on knitting with handspun yarns
Be sure to visit the Spinning Archives for all the articles!
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