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DIY Felted Soap

The oldest known textile used by humans isn’t woven. It uses no loom to make and needs no special equipment or ingredients. It’s the stuff of myths and legends — quite literally. Feltmaking is older than spinning and weaving, and many cultures have legends about how it was invented, ...


Learn to Turn Natural Fibers into Yarn

Spinning natural fibers into yarn is an age-old art, practiced by people in nearly every culture. “Spinning” is simply twisting fibers together so they make a strong, usable cord. Many kinds of natural fibers can be spun: plant fibers such as cotton, nettle, linen, hemp, yucca; and ...

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