Learn to Make a Fibre Rolag

Working from fleece Kim hand card rolag

Learn how to spin yarn from a fibre rolag. Fibre rolags are more commonly used for shorter fibres.

To make a carded rolag, you need shorter fibre. You can have longer fibres, but you’ll end up with a rolag where the fibre is wrapped around. When you go to spin it, it won’t draft off your rolag that well. Rolags are mostly for woollen spinning and for shorter fibres. The rule of thumb is anything that is four inches or shorter is good to fibre prep using your hand cards with. 



This tutorial comes from Kim McKenna’s Working from Fleece course lesson 1.3. If you want to learn more, find Kim McKenna’s courses at the School of SweetGeorgia:

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