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Weave a scarf from 1 ball of yarn

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Weave a scarf from 1 ball of yarn

Achieve quick and impressive results without spending a fortune. I wove this scarf on a sampleit loom and just one £3.99 ball of Acrylic DK yarn! Here’s how I did it...

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Which spinning wheel should I buy?

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Which spinning wheel should I buy?

Buying a spinning wheel will be a significant purchase but how do you know which one you should buy? Here we keep things very simple and to try to help you decide which Ashford spinning wheel you should buy...

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Managing colour in hand dyed fibre

Dyeing fibre Tutorial

Managing colour in hand dyed fibre

I’m often asked, and not always by new spinners, the best way to spin those pretty braids of hand dyed fibre and so I thought I would do a series of blog posts looking at hand-dyed fibres and share few techniques, hints and tips that I’ve picked up along the way...

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A Really Quick, Easy and Fuss Free Way to Dye Yarn

Dyeing fibre Tutorial

A Really Quick, Easy and Fuss Free Way to Dye Yarn

I love to dye fibre before spinning but sometimes it’s nice to have more control and predictability over the finished product and dye the yarn once it’s spun. I recently came across this method of dyeing a single ball of yarn using two colours and it’s so quick, easy and fuss free I just had to share...

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Weaving picnic napkins from eco yarn

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Venne Eco-Jeans 100% Recycled Yarn is made from recycled denim and plastic bottles. This cotton-like yarn has been available at Fibrehut for quite a while but I’ve never actually got round to using it – until now! If recycled yarn is your thing, or if you like the blue denim hues, then give this yarn a try – it will work for tea-towels, table runners, napkins of course, and even clothing fabric....

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