“What Language Are You Speaking”

Spinning 101 from Nicky!

D'NALI

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This is the question I got asked yesterday by my online fiber buddy  Daniellajoe after I posted the following pic of the start of my fiber breed study.

Bond/Corriedale

And really, what language am I speaking?

We go to the yarn supply store, or ravelry, or etsy. We see, we touch, we sniff yarn fumes, we cuddle, we buy, then we create.  We don’t think of things like staple length, micron count, bradford count, s-twist, z-twist, drafting techniques or even sheep breeds.  We think, yummy color, oooooo so soft,  I love. I want. In my shopping cart right now!  Or in my bag right now!!!  😀

But there’s so much more out there!  So much more than what we know.  So much more than bfl, silk, merino, cashmere, nylon, cotton, and the innocuous 100% wool with no detail on what type of fiber it is.

So how about this?  How…

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