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#774008 - 07/20/12 09:30 AM Qiviut tips???  
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I have a small amount of qiviut that I am just scared to take out of the bag and try to spin. Anyone here spin musk ox before? What tips do you have for a newbie?


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#774673 - 07/24/12 02:37 PM Re: Qiviut tips??? [Re: AKLisa- Knitting Editor]  
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Lucky you! I have yet to spin qiviut, but I would guess it would spin like bison. Try cupping it gently with your backward hand and use a short draft. That should allow it to maintain its softness and loft. I can't wait to see what you make from it! smile


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