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Spinning and Dyeing Tutorials

Note: All the recipes on this page are designed for animal fibres (wool/silk/alpaca/mohair etc) and acid dyes unless otherwise stated, and are not suitable for cellulose based fibres such as cotton/flax/linen.

All of the tutorials on this page were written by myself or my sister Tracy. Tracy's tutorials appear on with her permission.


Including instructions for painting yarn, finished knitting, silk caps, roving and dyeing colour-change yarns!

: Doing it all wrong on purpose!

Fibre Preparation

Using Oddments
Combine oddments of fibre to make usable amounts of yarn


: The effect of spinning on multicolour roving

Find out what those mysterious numbers on cones of yarn really mean!