How to Use a Drop Spindle (bottom whorl)
Uploaded By: Le Loup. Added on: 28 June 2011.
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Using a spindle is a very economical way to learn handspinning for a beginner. They are inexpensive to buy, and also very easy to make. Once you have mastered the drop spindle you will have learned the steps needed for spinning on the spinning wheel: drafting out fibers, twisting the fiber into yarn, and winding up and storing the spun yarn.