New YouTube video demonstrating blending fiber with hand carders and then how to get rovings (not rolags) from the hand carders.
I added a new YouTube video.
I was totally inspired by Crystal Calhoun’s Fiber Helper/Wrist Distaff pattern, but I wanted something more simple (and less flat knitting), so I made up my own pattern. You can download it in PDF format. The Pattern is below, at least until I figure out how to make the PDF download work again.
So, I’ve put the challenge out to my husband to make me a spinning wheel, and he said I have to come up with the plans. I love the interwebs! Some of the ideas I’m finding are below:
So what in the heavens is so exciting about a silk hankie? Being rich enough to blow your nose with one? Okay, yeah, that would be exciting, but the hankies that I’ve recently discovered are not the kind that go in a man’s breast pocket. They are the kind that end up on a spindle!