Comfy Spinning Tips

When I started spinning, it was all I could think about for a while. Learning how to spin wool was all consuming in those first days, and I spent hours one weekend getting acquainted with the spinning wheel. Come Monday, my back hurt and my neck was pinched. I had been spinning my heart out […]

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Top 5 Wool Processing Spinning Videos

There’s nothing like repetition when it comes to mastering a technique, and hand-in-hand with repeating a task over and over until perfection is being able to see it done over and over to help you perfect it. That is the beauty of spinning videos – you can watch and learn a technique as many times […]

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Whether you’re a beginning spinner or have been spinning for a long time, there is always a point in your spinning when you want to learn how to use your spinning wheel more effectively. You may look to the manufacturer of your wheel for spinning wheel instructions, or within the pages of Spin Off magazine […]

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Galina Khmeleva demonstrates combing on a traditional Orenburg combing device. The proper spinning hand position. Proper hand position for drafting. Our ambassador of Orenburg spinning Imagine a world where a handspun, handknitted shawl is the ultimate status symbol worn by movie stars and politicians. This is the world where a young Galina Khmeleva spent two-months' […]

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