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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. Fiber Memory
The importance of memory in yarns and fibers
2. Skirting a Fleece
How to skirt and evaluate the quality of a grease fleece.
3. S and Z Twist Demystified
In which we cover the ABC's of S and Z.
4. Breaking Pre-mixed Acid Dyes
How to separate pre-mixed dyes into their component colors on wool and other protein fibers.
5. The Drafting Zone
How much attention do I need to pay to the drafting zone? Much of the quality of your handspun yarn can be traced directly to what goes on in the drafting triangle.
6. Spinning To A Size
Lace weight or bulky, here is an easy exercise for learning how to spin the size of yarn you want.
7. The Down Breeds of Sheep
Want to spin lovely, lofty knitting yarns? The Down breed of sheep have just the fleeces you need.
8. Understanding Spinning Wheel Ratios 101
Understanding, determining, and using the ratios of your spinning wheel.
9. Dyed Roving Gone Awry
Have you ever put roving into the dyepot only to get a felted rope out? Here are a few tips to help you save it, or at least put it to good use.
10. Wool Count Systems
Bradford count, blood, count, and micron count explained and compared.
Be sure to visit the Spinning Archives for all the articles!
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