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#1 of 2 Old 07-13-2012, 04:32 AM - Thread Starter
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Is cotton string good for core spinning on spindle or would hemp yarn be better? I am spinning alpaca fleece.




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I think either one will be ok to use as a leader.  You might want to consider how grabby the fiber is when you decide, as alpaca is a slippery fiber to spin.  If you are a new spinner you might want to consider practicing on some sheep wool/roving first as its easier to learn on.

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