How do yarn spindles work?
Hand spindles make yarn by twisting fiber into thread. These tools are as simple as a stick and a stone. By twisting the spindle (the stick), you add the twist to the fiber. The whorl (the stone) is there to add weight to the spindle.
What can you make yarn out of?
Yarn is spun thread that is used for knitting, weaving, or sewing. Yarn is made from fibers that can come from plants or animals. People have been spinning their own yarn since pretty much forever and once you get started, it’s extremely easy to do. You really only need a stick and some kind of fiber.
What do you mean by spindle?
1 : a slender round rod or stick with narrowed ends by which thread is twisted in spinning and on which it is wound. 2 : something (as an axle or shaft) which has a slender round shape and on which something turns. spindle. noun.