Skip to main content

Spinning yarn for continuous strand weaving

Well I have been busy spinning yarn on a spindle. I think this would be. Great way to get yarn for continuous strand weaving. It is relatively easy to create bulky yarn this way you can create as much or as little as you want. Sort of like a painter with his/her palate. Even if you do not want to psi urn you can easily make your own yarn by plying commercial yarn together. It is helpful to have a spindle to ply with.. You can make one for less than five dollars with materials from hobby lobby and home depot. Here is a picture of some spindles. The one on the far right is a store bought spindle from louet.

Here is a picture of my first yarn

 

 

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Finally finishing my shawl

I must confess I have had this shawl on my Triloom for some time... Now I am in the home from of finishing. I am trying to decide on a yarn for the border. I saw my Triloom teacher today. She does incredible stuff with a Triloom...I would love to be as talented as she is.

Back to weaving

It's been a long time.. But I have been busy playing on my looms. This one is almost done

Rigid Heddle

I was looking for a portable loom. I decided to give rigid heddle weaving looms a try. I am in love... What fun. I am so glad I started with a smaller loom. The smaller size is much easier to use. Here is the first item: