Handspinning

Handspinning Methods

Posted by on Aug 11, 2013 in Handspinning | Comments Off on Handspinning Methods

HANDSPINNING METHODS Inch Worm:Your hands work close to the orifice. The fiber is passed toward the orifice rather than drafting the fibers back toward you. There is no advantage to using this method with wool as far as I can see. I generally use this process for a corkscrew effect when spinning decorative singles. Short or Medium Draw:Here the right hand is held about 6 inches from the orifice and used to pinch off and build up the twist. The left hand drafts back no further than your hips and this hand is used to pinch off the fiber supply. The right hand then allows the build up to twist...

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