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‘Translating between hand and machine knitting’ is about to be published

A new and exciting book that explains in detail how to knit by hand and machine, and switch between the two skills. Continue reading

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Notes on spinning and plying

Spinning  Spinning is twisting fibres together to make a single spun yarn (singles). All sorts of fibres can be spun, but generally speaking, the longer each fibre is (it’s staple length), the easier it is to spin into a yarn. … Continue reading

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