I've been toying with the idea of spinning my own yarn. Now I have absolutely no idea how to start with this so I engaged with my friend "The Internet".
I have found a site that sells "tops" which I have now discovered is the name for the wool that I can use to spin into yarn. World of Wool seems to be a good source for the raw materials, but I still need to find a spindle & give it a try.
The Fibrecrafts website seems to have a pretty reasonable selection of spindles
as well as selling tops. Go to their website for more details of the items below. I am seriously tempted by their Explorer pack.
I think the excuses to not try out spinning my own yarn are drying up.
I also found a pretty good resource for information on spinning, Joy of spinning. Its given me some inspiration.
Well ... I think I really should try to use up some of the extensive stash of yarn that I have already hoarded.. or maybe not :)