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Ramie, Jute, Bamboo

Biosteel Yarn

Peat Moss
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

..more Handspinning books..

EBay Watch – Roving

 

Ebay Finds

Dyed Pomegranate Suri Alpaca with Merino Wool Pin Drafted Roving blend 7 oz. - Current price: $21.00

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Soledi Needle Felting Wool, Set of 45 Colors Wool Fibre Wool Yarn Roving for DIY - Current price: $16.17

5 Pounds, Eco Peruvian Highland Wool Roving Top, 27.5 Microns, Natural White - Current price: $94.95

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