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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. Understanding Spinning Wheel Ratios 101
Understanding, determining, and using the ratios of your spinning wheel.
5. Spinning To A Size
Lace weight or bulky, here is an easy exercise for learning how to spin the size of yarn you want.
6. Wool Count Systems
Bradford count, blood, count, and micron count explained and compared.
The various ways in which bamboo fibers are obtained and some tips on spinning bamboo.
8. Creating a Spinning Study Notebook
Some ideas for creating a personal Spinning Notebook.
9. Trouble Shooting Take Up Problems
Yarn not winding onto your bobbin? Wheel refusing to take up? Here's a list of things that cause a lack of take up to help you figure out why your wheel suddenly refuses to work properly.
10. Auditioning a Fiber Blend
How to create a sample batch of a fiber blend before you send it to the mill.
Be sure to visit the Spinning Archives for all the articles!
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