Speedy Spinning: Tips for Managing Your Hands, Wheel, and Time

Florence Olson, a 2014 spinner on Team Recycled Lamb didn't let a little boat trip stop her from getting in a little spinning time.

Florence Olson, a 2014 spinner on Team Recycled Lamb was prepared to spin every chance she got!

Perhaps our best tip for speeding spinning is to just do it. Don’t think about it. Take every spare moment you can for an entire week and spin.

Spinzilla is designed to help you push past your spinning fears. The best way to get better at something is to do a lot of it. Spinzilla provides you with the perfect excuse to practice at lot! You are going for quantity and quality will follow.

Advice from the Archives

This week we dug into the Spinzilla archives for our best advice on how to spin a lot of yarn. Here are three posts from past Spinzilla spinners with tips on how to use your hands (Andrea), wheel (Stephanie), and time (Sara) to their best advantage for the BIG week.

Woolen Spinning is Speedy Spinning by Andrea Mielke Schroer

What in the Whorl? by Stephanie Flynn Sokolov

Productive Spinning by Sara Lamb from 2014 Blog Tour (note that the dates are for 2014.)

Spinzilla Blog Tour Underway

Spinzilla’s blog tour kicked off with some words of wisdom and advice from fellow spinning enthusiasts. Cat Bordhi started us off with some soulful words on our best tool—our hands.  Esther Rodgers of Jazzturtle, dropped in this week to muse on yarn for yarn sake and offer some tips for speedy spinning. Next week, Stephenie Gaustad will stop by Spinning Daily with some tips for spindle spinners. To see the full blog tour schedule, click.

Happy Spinning!

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