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Dye & Prep to Spin with Louet & Gaywool Dyes

Dye & Prep to Spin with Louet & Gaywool Dyes

Spinzilla is fast approaching, and now is the perfect time to prep your fiber for easy spinning! Click here for our previous post which covers more ideas for fast-spinning fiber preparation; today, we’ll focus on dyeing natural colored spinning fiber with user-friendly Gaywool dye to make striped rolags on the Louet blending board. Supplies: 1/2 lb. […]

More Fun Fibers & Spinzilla Sign-Ups

More Fun Fibers & Spinzilla Sign-Ups

Spinners, mark your calendars….Spinzilla is just around the corner! Team Louet has a title to defend, and we’ll be recruiting a few good spinners to join the fun for this year’s 4th annual Spinzilla, which takes place October 3-9, 2016. On September 1, spinner registration will open, and that’s your chance to join our team! […]

Spin Wherever You Go!

Spin Wherever You Go!

Later this month, we’ll be heading to the Ply Away retreat in Kansas City, Missouri, and we hope to see you there! We know that many spinners will be packing up their spinning wheels to participate in this weekend of fiber, fun, workshops, and more (you can find out more about the Ply Away retreat […]

How to switch your  Louet S95 Victoria Wheel over to Irish Tension using the Art Yarn Head for Victoria.

Guest Post: Spinning Art Yarn with Jill Nickolene Sanders

On today’s guest post with Jill Nickolene Sanders of Saori Santa Cruz, you’ll learn how you can turn your scotch tension S95 Victoria wheel into a Irish tension wheel using the Victoria Art Yarn Head This makes it easy to spin both art yarns and bulky-weight yarns on your Victoria.   I get a lot […]

2016 Sneak Peek

2016 Sneak Peek

Today, we’re excited to give our blog readers a first look at what’s new for 2016! Our GEMS line isn’t the only yarn to introduce new colors to the lineup: we are adding several exciting new colors in our popular Organic Cotton and Cottolin yarns, too! Next month, we’ll be adding 14 new colors of Euroflax […]