This is a unique design of mine for holding your fiber out of harm's way while spinning it into yarn. When I first learned to spin, the fiber kept getting caught up in the spun singles, which is a MESS! I wanted some way to hold the fiber up and out of the way, so I designed this two-pocket wrist distaff and it does the trick! There is one ribbed pocket that your wrist goes into and below that is the pocket for the fiber. My first prototype just had ONE pocket and in the summer, my wrist would sweat and dampen the fiber, causing it to stick to me and sometimes even begin to felt. I played with the design until I was satisfied with it's ability to hold the fiber, while keeping it away from my skin.
THIS IS FOR THE PATTERN of the KNITTED version, ONLY. I have a completely CROCHETED version and one version which has a knitted wrist cuff and crocheted fiber pocket, in my other listings
Nov 19, 2017 by rgomezfl
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