It’s time to consider the mighty muskox (Ovibos moschatu) a survivor from the ice age. Possessing powerful curved horns, which hang down like side bangs from a helmet-like skullcap, muskoxen are a…
Ancient Arts Yarns
Ancient Arts Yarns is an artisan hand dye company drawing our inspirations from nature, art, and our love of stories. We use only premium bases ethically sourced, ethically milled, and spun exclusively for us. Our yarns are ideal for knitting, crochet, weaving, and any other craft requiring a top-quality yarn.
Later this month I’m teaching a two week introduction to spinning course. Here is one of the spinning tools I’ve built recently, a kick spindle. As a starting point for my design I read…
New Pear Takli Whorl Support or Drop Spindles
We have just added some new "Pear Takli" whorl spindles to our Etsy shop! These six new spindles include Bloodwood, Bocote, Bird's Eye Maple, Argentine Lignum Vitae, Bubinga and Rosewood. The weight of these spindles range from 1.0 ounces to 1.75 ounces and the price is $29 with FREE shipping. Please visit the "Spindle" section of our Etsy shop to view additional photos of these beautiful spindles.