Tips for Core Spinning Yarn

The core you use determines the inner personality of the yarn you spin. You can use many unique types of cores: elastic thread for a stretchy yarn, craft wire for a sculptural yarn, cotton crochet thread for an unbreakable yarn, novelty yarns, and just plain ugly yarns. It’s the perfect way to get rid of ugly yarns in your stash, because the core remains hidden under the fiber. Read on to discover more tips for core spinning yarn!  Click on the photo below to read more!

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Selling Yarn at your Local Yarn Shop

If you don’t want to go through the learning curve of technology to open up an online shop to sell your yarn or just want a way to connect with your community, try contacting your local yarn shops to see if they would be interested in selling handspun to their customers. Yarn shops often love featuring local artists and unique yarns, and some will even host a afternoon or evening where you can bring your wheel and spin yarn for customers to watch and learn.  Click on the photo below to read more!