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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. S and Z Twist Demystified
In which we cover the ABC's of S and Z.
3. Fiber Memory
The importance of memory in yarns and fibers
4. Understanding Spinning Wheel Ratios 101
Understanding, determining, and using the ratios of your spinning wheel.
5. Fleece Characteristics and Handle
What is handle and how is it determined? What fleece characteristics are important to selecting a good fleece for your project? Train your eyes and hands to pick the best possible fleece for your project with this simple exercise.
6. Wool Count Systems
Bradford count, blood, count, and micron count explained and compared.
7. How Much Yarn Do I Need
How to figure out how much yarn you need to spin for your project.
8. Spinning On A Drop Spindle
Basic instructions for making and using a drop spindle.
9. The Woolen Yarn Count Systems
An overview of the four different woolen count systems in use today and how to figure your personal woolen spinning count.
10. Spinning Woolen & Worsted Yarns
Putting fiber preparations and drafting methods together to spin the yarn you want.
Be sure to visit the Spinning Archives for all the articles!
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