The Arts: Crafts: Textiles: (Handspinning Textiles )

Handspinning is the craft of creating yarn from fiber, by drawing the fibers out while twisting them. It can by accomplished using a spinning wheel treadled by foot or by hand, or using a drop or support spindle or even more primitive means. This section and its subcategories cover sites about handspinners, equipment, techniques, festivals and events, and types of fiber. Handspinning Textiles Crafts Arts.

Spinning is an ancient textile art in which plant, animal or synthetic fibres are drawn out and twisted together to form yarn. (wikipedia)