Carding step by step

Put in wool


Card  the wool as little as possible – the more you card it will start to felt.


Lift up the wool at the marked place and start to take the wool off.


Take the wool gently off the carder.



To spin with a drop spindle

I have put three videos in YouTube on how to start spinning with a drop spindle. The voice is in Estonian. This is just a brief starting guidance where you cannot see the lock-unlock technique that you actually use when spinning.

Photo: Katrin Kabun
Photo: Katrin Kabun

Alustamine – To start to spin with a drop spindle
Ketramine – To spin with a drop spindle
Lõpetamine – To wind up the yarn on the drop spindle