Why do you spin?

Ginger's Workshop

Ginger writes: Why do you spin? Why in this day and age of readily available, immediate gratification yarn stores and online shops would you want to spin individual strands of fibers into yarn?

Me? Why do I spin? There are reasons I can delineate and many others I simply cannot.

I spin to produce the specific yarn I want for a specific project. Sometimes I find a pattern that I particularly like and plan out the yarn I will use. I select the fleece, wash, dye, card, and then spin to the weight I want. I . . . → Read More: Why do you spin?