What is Spinning (fiber arts)?

Category: Others


Handspinning is the process of twisting fiber, fleece, or roving of wool, silk, alpaca, angora, mohair, flax, etc. into a continuous thread (yarn). Handspun yarn can be used for knitting, and weaving projects.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Generalized anxiety disorder 1 1
Major depressive disorder 1 1
Post-traumatic stress disorder 1 1
Stress 1 1

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Side effects

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Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Spinning (fiber arts)

Side effect Patients
Arthritis pain in wrist 1
Pain in hands 1
Pain in wrist 1


Based on patients currently using Spinning (fiber arts)

Dosage Patients
15 hr weekly 1


Currently using Spinning (fiber arts)

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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