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Spinning yarn drop spindle

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This nicely illustrates balanced and unbalanced plying. Another (and most basic) technique which I have yet to master.

I was reading a discussion of plying on Julia's blog and thought I would write a little about plying and twist angle since I couldn't stick a picture in her comments! When you ply singles that are freshly spun you can hold up a loop of yarn and see if it twists in either direction. If it hangs straight or nearly straight then you have a balanced ply. However, if your singles are even a few minutes old, some of the twist energy has been set. That's because the friction and the scales are sort…

This week's topic: Making your own spinning toolkit.

In this episode of the podcast, Sasha talks about how to assemble a spinning toolkit that you can hang right from your wheel. Mentioned in this episode: Felted Spinning Wheel Bag pattern Oil pen Embroidery scissors Wraps per inch tools Rosie’s Precise Control Card

Learn everything you need to know about drop-spindle spinning including how to use a drop spindle, best practices and more in this introductory guide.

Learn everything you need to know about drop-spindle spinning including how to use a drop spindle, best practices and more in this introductory guide.

How to Ply Yarn: From Plying on a Drop Spindle to Creating Plied Yarn on a Wheel - Spinning Daily

How to Ply Yarn: From Plying on a Drop Spindle to Creating Plied Yarn on a Wheel - Spinning Daily

Drop Spindle Spinning: Learn How to Spin with Drop Spindles - Spinning Daily

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