You asked: Can you spin yarn without a spinning wheel?

How long does it take to hand spin yarn?

An average sweater, depending on the size, uses approx 700 grams – 1000 grams of yarn. So to spin enough yarn to knit a sweater would take about 10-15 hours to spin, in the weight that I use for my handknits. If the hand spun yarn is also dyed, this is done after the yarn has been spun.

How do you spin raw wool?

Using a Washing Machine

  1. Fill the washer with very hot water. Add liquid detergent about a cup. …
  2. Next, turn washer to the end of the SPIN cycle. Spin the water out of fleece. …
  3. Fill the washer tub with very hot water again. Put the fleece back in and let soak for about 30 minutes.
  4. Turn washer to the end of the SPIN cycle.
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