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Merry Christmas Salt Spring!

Merry Christmas from the Salt Spring Weavers and Spinners Guild After a delightful fall of fibre-filled activities, including a successful guild sale, beginner spinning lessons, and wonderful presentations from guild members and visitors,  the Guild spent the last meeting of the year sharing stories of  past Christmas traditions and present Christmas gifts. Here is just a […]

What is Yarn?

What is Yarn? By adding twist to a bunch of fibres, we make yarn. There are three steps in making yarn. Thinning the bunch of fibres to the thickness you want, adding twist, and storing the resulting yarn. Once you understand the steps involved, you can begin to appreciate the many different ways that fibres […]