Spinning Yarn

Learn about spinning, the art of creating your own yarn from raw fibers

Spinning, or spinning yarn, is art and craft of the twisting technique where raw fibers are drawn out, twisted, and wound onto a bobbin to form yarn. This is often done with a spinning wheel or spindle. While spinning has a long history, it is a popular hobby among yarn craft enthusiasts.

Someone using a spinning wheel

To Start Spinning You'll Need

White and brown raw fibers

Some Raw Fibers, like Knit Picks Wool of the Andes

A brown spinning wheel

A Spindle or Spinning Wheel

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The Basics

Someone using their foot to spin a spinning wheel

Spinning Glossary

Set Yourself Up With Everything You Need To Begin Spinning

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