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Cabled yarn: complete!


My first cabled yarn is done! It did take a while, as I anticipated, but I like the finished product. You’ll remember from an earlier post that I had already spun a two-ply yarn that I intended to ply again … Continue reading

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Cabled yarn: phase one (also, a note on twist)


When we spin thread or yarn, we add twist to loose fiber to lock it together.┬áThis twist pulls the fibers closer, and the microscopic scales on the hairs┬árub against each other, catching and holding. To create beautiful yarn, you must … Continue reading

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