The Latest Twist in Textiles? A Spinning Resurgence
Like knitting and crocheting, spinning — the process of twisting fibers together to make yarn — is enjoying a comeback. By spinning yarn yourself, you can control its weight, texture and color. And today's fibers don't just come off the backs of shorn sheep; some are made from plant stock, such as wood pulp, and from synthetic fibers, such as nylon.