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Technically, today is a holiday – but I am planning to sneak some textile-related, not entirely non-work into my day. Such as finally working some more on that hairnet that is not quite finished, but coming along nicely. And some … Continue reading

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I have done half an hour spinning with each of my treadled spinning wheels now. One of them is single-drive, quite small, lends itself well to fast treadling, and has a ratio of approximately 5.4 : 1 for spinning. That’s … Continue reading

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Yesterday afternoon, I got to have half an hour of quality time with my favourite hand-spindle – one of my spindle sticks and a whorl that I bought somewhere, ages ago, and that remains my firm favourite for about any … Continue reading

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I did the first of the spinning output tests yesterday, using the Great Wheel. I had settled on trying for half an hour spinning for each test, and that was quite enough for untrained me on the Great Wheel. To … Continue reading

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