Here, you can see how I get started on these spindles. I hand spin about 8 inches' worth, then I clip it into the whorl, and away I go!
In the picture above, you can see how all of the pieces are arranged - -
And this is how they all go together for spinning. Easy, yes?
Remove the clip from the bottom to hold the spinning-in-progress.
Once you spin a bunch of wool, well, you have to ply it, right? K'Nex to the rescue! Here you can see my Lazy Kate -
I put my foot onto the grey bar which is across the front, in this photo.
I can adjust the tension - press harder to slow it down, release it to let the spindle revolve more quickly. It works amazingly well!
This is showing a close-up of the hub -
And here, you can see an action shot.
I love spinning action shots...