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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. 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.
5. Cabled Yarns
How to make cabled yarns.
The various ways in which bamboo fibers are obtained and some tips on spinning bamboo.
7. Scouring Wool
The hows and whys of washing grease fleece.
8. Understanding Spinning Wheel Ratios 101
Understanding, determining, and using the ratios of your spinning wheel.
9. Wool Count Systems
Bradford count, blood, count, and micron count explained and compared.
10. Make Your Own Yarn Swift
You have spun and finished some lovely yarn and do not want it to turn into a birds nest of tangles while transforming it from a skein to a ball, but a swift is not an inexpensive piece of equipment! Here is how to create your own from yard sale finds!
Be sure to visit the Spinning Archives for all the articles!
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