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As a knitter, I guess it’s natural to want to learn to spin fibre into yarn. I’ve seen those large fluffy bats of wool and alpaca and wondered how it was done. For some reason, I had always thought that spinning fibre involved a large investment in a wheel (you know the kind from the classic fairy tale Sleeping Beauty where the princess pricks her finger on the needle of a spindle).
Those that know me know that in my university days, I used to be a zoo camp counseller at the Toronto Zoo, teaching kids about animals and conservation. It was one of the most fun and rewarding jobs I’ve had. So, when I recently learned about a project that connected knitters with fundraising for the zoo, I joined immediately! Continue reading