Do you think yarn should be simple? Smooth? Admittedly some yarn is pretty straightforward because it’s sole purpose is function and it needs to knit up easy on those manufacturing knitting machines. But there is a world of fiber arts out there where yarn is not only useful, beautiful, and unique, it is ART! Welcome to Art-Yarn.
The most common question I hear when I’m spinning on a drop spindle is “WHY would you spin yarn on something so slow and small when you could just go buy yarn?” It’s a legitimate question and spinning in this way isn’t for everyone, but here’s my answer.