If you’ve been following my blog, you know I wrap my singles yarn on my supported spindles in a very simple layered fashion. Recently, my friend Robbyn inspired me to put a little more time (OK, a LOT more time) and care into how I wrap, transforming a beautiful tool and functional fiber into a miniature work of art.
In this video, Robbyn (on Instagram as @spin_in_progress) joins me to demonstrate how she wraps a fancy cop on a supported spindle. The same technique could be used for a drop spindle or a bottom whorl.
Side note: the “Thirty in Thirty” challenge referenced in this video was a project on the Supported Spindles Anonymous Facebook Group to spin 30 minutes every day for 30 days, starting January 1, 2021. This was when we all realized Robbyn’s fancy-cop-wrapping super power!
Resources Mentioned in this Video
- Spanish Peacock – https://www.spanishpeacock.com
- Mingo and Asho – https://www.etsy.com/shop/mingoasho
- Nanette Wake Studio – https://www.nanettewakestudio.com/
- Woodland Handcraft – https://woodlandhandcrafts.com/
Support Spindles Anonymous – https://www.facebook.com/groups/406145993582158
Spanish Peacock Flock – https://www.facebook.com/groups/spanishpeacockflock