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

4. Flick Carding
How to use a flick carder to prepare fleeces for spinning.

5. 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.

6. Direct and Indirect Yarn Count Systems
Did you know that there are at least eight (8!) different ways of figuring the woolen count of spun yarn? And that none of the 8 work for worsted yarns? What a mess! And them along came TEX......

7. 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.

8. A Spinner's Glossary - K through N
A glossary of spinning terms.

9. Carding Board
Using a carding board to prepare fiber for spinning

10. Cabled Yarns
How to make cabled yarns.



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