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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. 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. Cabled Yarns
How to make cabled yarns.
4. Understanding Spinning Wheel Ratios 101
Understanding, determining, and using the ratios of your spinning wheel.
5. Breaking Pre-mixed Acid Dyes
How to separate pre-mixed dyes into their component colors on wool and other protein fibers.
6. The Down Breeds of Sheep
Want to spin lovely, lofty knitting yarns? The Down breed of sheep have just the fleeces you need.
7. Skirting a Fleece
How to skirt and evaluate the quality of a grease fleece.
8. The Drafting Zone
How much attention do I need to pay to the drafting zone? Much of the quality of your handspun yarn can be traced directly to what goes on in the drafting triangle.
9. Spinning To A Size
Lace weight or bulky, here is an easy exercise for learning how to spin the size of yarn you want.
10. Measuring Wraps Per Inch
Wraps per inch - what they are and how to use them to improve the consistency of your yarns.
Be sure to visit the Spinning Archives for all the articles!
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