I am probably not the only knitter who is curious to know how yarn is made. I quenched that thirst of knowledge by taking a first class introduction to the wonderful world of spinning by signing up for a class with Leslie. If you live near Montreal or Ottawa, I highly recommend you look for her class.
I already turned a load of woolly fluffiness :
into decent knittable yarns of different weights:
I really like the natural color of wool, but I think it would be fun to experiment with dying the top before spinning it. Hey, I’m an experimentalist after all.