Using a Drop Spindle
How a spinning wheel works
Which parts do what, and what a working wheel should look like.
Spinning on a Wheel
Spinning Carded Batts
Using Hand Carders
Ply on the Fly
A technique for creating a plyed yarn on a drop spindle without winding off the singles.
Also known as Chain Plying. This technique lets you make a plyed yarn from 1 bobbin of singles. Great for preserving colours in gradients.