Tag Archives: fiber

Sprang Loom

Sprang has been on my mind lately. I have just taught two classes and have a third coming up soon. I decided that I need a larger loom. My new Sprang Loom is made from 10 feet of flexible pvc, 3 feet of rigid pvc, T joints and hose clamps. The warped area is 21…

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Spinzilla 2015

Last week was Spinzilla 2015. From www.spinzilla.org: Spinzilla is a global event where teams and individuals compete in a friendly challenge to see who can spin the most yarn in a week.  Spinner registration fees are donated to the Needle Arts Mentoring Program. I spun 2680 yards of yarn during the week (about a mile…

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How to make a Yarn Swift / Skein Winder the Easy Way!

I had spun too much yarn to wind up easily on my niddy noddy, so I needed another option.  This yarn swift / skein winder was easy to make, is adjustable in size, and for me, completely free because I already had all of the parts. Start with something that will rotate easily.  I had…

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