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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.
The various ways in which bamboo fibers are obtained and some tips on spinning bamboo.
6. Understanding Spinning Wheel Ratios 101
Understanding, determining, and using the ratios of your spinning wheel.
7. Flick Carding
How to use a flick carder to prepare fleeces for spinning.
8. Wool Count Systems
Bradford count, blood, count, and micron count explained and compared.
9. The Down Breeds of Sheep
Want to spin lovely, lofty knitting yarns? The Down breed of sheep have just the fleeces you need.
10. Breaking Pre-mixed Acid Dyes
How to separate pre-mixed dyes into their component colors on wool and other protein fibers.
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