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Spin Along

Love to spin your own yarn? Whether you are a brand new spinner or have years of experience, this is a place to share your questions, stories, advice, and of course, pictures of your handspun yarn!

Members: 192
Latest Activity: Oct 1

This Spin Along is for anyone who spins their own yarn, whether it is with a spindle or a spinning wheel, as well as anyone who is looking for inspiration! Share what you're making, your ideas, and your experiences with any of our spinning products!

Knit Picks now sells their own Turkish spindles, roving, spinning books, and other spinning supplies.

If you are a new spinner, check out our spindling tutorials and Kelley's spinning class!

Spin Along details!

1. No purchase necessary
2. Timeframe: this is an ongoing group with no defined end time.
3. If you are not a member of our Knitting Community yet, click the "Signup and Join" box in the upper-right corner. Once you're a member, you will see a green plus sign and a link to "Join Spin Along" in the upper-right of the group page. Clicking on the link will allow you to join this knitalong.
4. Post questions, project feedback, and pictures of your progress.
5. This Spin Along isn't customer service. If you need to contact customer service please call 1-800-574-1323.
6. Cheer on your fellow members as you go!

Discussion Forum

What you have in your tool box?

Started by cherylbwaters. Last reply by Peggy Stuart Oct 1. 1558 Replies

There are all kinds of tools besides spindles and wheels that can assist us in our spinning efforts. There are hand carders, Lazy Kates, drum carders, WooLee Winders, niddy noddies, nostepinnes, ball…Continue

What Are You Spinning Now? Photos Please.

Started by Peggy Stuart. Last reply by Peggy Stuart Sep 18. 5385 Replies

Post your photos here.I'm still working on the Gaywool fiber:Continue

Tags: fiber, spinning

2012 - Newly Acquired Fleeces or Raw Fibers

Started by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter. Last reply by wendy Aug 25. 903 Replies

I know that many of our KP Spin-A-Long members are venturing off to fiber fairs, festivals, farms in search of new things to spin.  And many of us shop for these items from the comfort of our own…Continue

Tags: spinning, washing, new, raw, fiber

Scouring Fleece

Started by wendy. Last reply by wendy Aug 25. 4 Replies

Maybe this should go in the fiber prep thread, I don't know, but I wanted to share my experience on a recent fleece scouring. Last month I was sent home from a guild gathering with two bags of…Continue

Tags: teeswater, locks, scouring-fleece, FSM


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