How to Splice Yarn for Nalbinding

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Nalbinding uses short pieces of yarn to create beautiful objects. One problem with the technique; however, is that it requires the artisan to either leave loose ends to be tucked in or a means of splicing the yarn. For single ply natural fibers like wool, a simple splice can be created using a drop spindle or a felted join, for plied natural yarns, a felted join also known as a split splice is needed. To join fibers that don’t felt easily, a Russian join provides a good splice that avoids those pesky loose ends. This video shows both the felted splice and the Russian join.

Here’s the video:

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