Peatmoss can be blended with wool to create unusual and beautiful yarns and textiles.
Curds and Whey
Handspinning milk protein fiber
Ramie: Old Fiber – New Image
Ramie is strong and silky in appearance, with better absorbency than linen. This Ohio State University site gives a good overview of ramie and its history.
Handspinning Books: Exotic Yarns
The Intentional Spinner
Offering a blend of technical knowledge, history, and easy-to-use tips, this inspiring collection of spinning wisdom deftly explores the three fundamental areas of yarn production: understanding fibers, managing yarn structure, and making yarns that precisely meet the spinner’s needs.
UK: Intentional Spinner
The Whole Craft of Spinning: From the Raw Material to the Finished Yarn
Everything you need to know from set-up to finished product in order to create distinctive yarns for use in knitting, weaving, crocheting, needlepoint, embroidery, and macrame.
UK: Whole Craft of Spinning