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3. Efterfølgende tager man tøjten i hånden og fæstner den på en spinde. Langsomt sætte man gang i sin spinde og trækker lige så stille ulden ud i små tråde, mens det spindes. Ulden bliver nu til en lang tråd, der vikles om spinden.

3. Efterfølgende tager man tøjten i hånden og fæstner den på en spinde. Langsomt sætte man gang i sin spinde og trækker lige så stille ulden ud i små tråde, mens det spindes. Ulden bliver nu til en lang tråd, der vikles om spinden.

Extracting natural blue pigment from the leaves of the Woad plant. The pigment has traditionally been used to dye wool but it can also be used in naturally colouring soap.

Extracting natural blue pigment from the leaves of the Woad plant. The pigment has traditionally been used to dye wool but it can also be used in naturally colouring soap. ** Latin name = Isatis Tinctoria ** French name = pastel des teinturiers **

Rainbow wool - all naturally dyed with plants.  She said purple came from fermented poke berries, vinegar mordant was used to make red

Rainbow wool - all naturally dyed with plants. She said purple came from fermented poke berries, vinegar mordant was used to make red

Spinning and plying two 8-oz braids for long color-changing yarn.  Must try this!

Spinning and plying two braids for long color-changing yarn. Just a photo, but it sets out how to combine a solid and a variegated braid to get a gradient yarn set.

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Naturally dyed samples at Maiwa workshop .. Oh, my, what glorious color! ... great link

Naturally dyed hand spun wool samples at Maiwa workshop.

She selects wool and flax and works with eager hands. Proverbs 31:13

Flax and Hemp: these two bast fibers have been with us since the beginning of civilization. The history of the plants and fiber is both interesting and filled .

A woman yak herder

A woman yak herder, wearing a red & turquoise head-dress, spins yak wool whilst watching the herd. By Brian & Cherry Alexander Photography.

Spinning fiber using a top whorl drop spindle

Alyssa is demonstrating how to use a drop spindle for spinning animal fiber into yarn. After winding the spun yarn onto the spindle and filling the spindle, .

Fotografia Niña con rueca. Formato tarjeta postal. Terol. 1925

Fotografia Niña con rueca. Formato tarjeta postal. Terol. 1925

Fairy Spindles - Hand Spinning

Fairy Spindles - Hand Spinning

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