Long draw on a drop spindle. This was Mary’s challenge at Woolly day.

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Long draw on a drop spindle was Mary’s challenge at Woolly Day. If you want to learn how to do this then the latest edition of  Yarnmaker tells you how. Mary did very well with her new 70m Ashford spindle –  she came with her Grandma who is spinning on her great aunts’ wheel. I like to encourage young people so children are free at Woolly day. IMAG0356 IMG_20141025_124834Mike and Simon were both spinning rug yarn – and highly productive they were too! Simon also brought along his peg loom with a rug in progress and Janet his wife who was in a wheelchair due to an operation.   IMG_0767Mike was wearing a lovely new pullover knitted by Yvonne and spun by himself…

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