Top Ten spinning Articles

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. S and Z Twist Demystified
In which we cover the ABC's of S and Z.

3. 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.

4. Cabled Yarns
How to make cabled yarns.

5. Breaking Pre-mixed Acid Dyes
How to separate pre-mixed dyes into their component colors on wool and other protein fibers.

6. Border Leicester Longwool
Are you looking for a long wool to spin? Want to create a soft yet durable sweater? Take a look at the wool of the Border Leicester!

7. Understanding Spinning Wheel Ratios 101
Understanding, determining, and using the ratios of your spinning wheel.

8. The Down Breeds of Sheep
Want to spin lovely, lofty knitting yarns? The Down breed of sheep have just the fleeces you need.

9. Mawata: Handspinning Silk Caps & Hankies
Do you have silk caps and hankies in your stash and don't know quite what to do with them? Here's how to turn them into yarn!

10. Skirting a Fleece
How to skirt and evaluate the quality of a grease fleece.

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