Top Ten spinning Articles

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. Breaking Pre-mixed Acid Dyes
How to separate pre-mixed dyes into their component colors on wool and other protein fibers.

4. The Down Breeds of Sheep
Want to spin lovely, lofty knitting yarns? The Down breed of sheep have just the fleeces you need.

5. Keeping A Spinning Journal
Some ideas and tips for keeping a spinning journal.

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

7. 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.

8. Cabled Yarns
How to make cabled yarns.

9. Wool Count Systems
Bradford count, blood, count, and micron count explained and compared.

10. 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.

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