Friday, August 12, 2016

Tailspinning Karakul..lamb

In tailspinning Icelandic is all the rage. I noticed how much this Karakul resembles Icelandic and decided to tailspin it. It is lovely soft lamb Karakul. I love it so much that I am spinning another bobbin.



Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Coopworth tailspun yarn

I had these lovely Coopworth locks that I tailspun. They were easy to work with.




Saturday, June 18, 2016

Different types of locks for tailspinning

There are many breeds that you can tail spin. People often think of just Wensleydale and Teeswater. These are lovely to spin but check out this







Saturday, April 16, 2016

Spiral plied supercoiled corespun yarn

Spiral plying supercoiled yarn gives you great texture...bubble yarn or ric rac



Thursday, April 14, 2016


If you are having a hard time spinning a thick single to make a supercoil. Try using some of your corespun yarn. Corespun can be spun thick just by using a thick core, like mohair. Then you can easily supercoil this.

Some of my corespun supercooled.




Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Tailspinning Cotswold locks

Tailspinning. You can tailspin many different types of fleeces.

Cotswold locks



Thursday, April 7, 2016

Beehives in corespun yarn

Corespinning art yarn.

It is great fun to spin beehives and locks into your corespun yarn, If you are just learning to add beehives try using fiber from your batt, or matching fiber, your mistakes won't show.