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Drop Spindles

There are a ton of videos on YouTube with people demonstrating how to use a drop spindle. I have recently shot some videos for my spindles and they will be on my YouTube channel soon!   LET’S GET OUR SPIN ON! THE SPINDLE Drop spindles have been used for centuries to make yarn. It is the oldest known form of spinning yarn and is still used today. The Unusual Pear spindle is a “top whorl” drop spindle. It has a long dowel, which is used to spin the spindle and also wind the spun yarn onto. The flower disc (as...

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Rectangle Weaving Looms

There are some fantastic weaving resources to have in your favourites bar. One of those is Kate Tedesco's blog The Weaving Loom and her YouTube Channel. Kate regularly updates her blog with wonderful weaving techniques, hints and tips and most often uses her very own The Unusual Pear Weaving Loom. Here is the link to Kate's photographed instructions of using The Unusual Pear Lap Weaving Looms Another great resource is Elin from Heroic Acorn's YouTube channel!  Below you will find the instructions for The Unusual Pear rectangle weaving looms. Click here to see the How To Warp video on my YouTube channel. I will be adding...

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Round Weaving Looms

I have plenty of videos of these instructions step by step over at my YouTube channel, including how to warp your round weaving loom (there are two videos, one for the small size and one for the large size), various round weaving techniques and how to remove your weaving from the loom.  Another fantastic resource to have in your favourites bar is Kate Tedesco's blog The Weaving Loom. Kate regularly updates her blog with wonderful weaving techniques, hints and tips and most often uses her very own The Unusual Pear Weaving Loom. Here are some specific links to Kate's tutorials for using...

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