Before woven cloth, there was spun thread. Making spinning almost as old as civilization itself. Grab a cup of tea, because you're in for a history lesson. Spinning Yarn has come a long way since it's historical roots. Even with it's more modern developments, the process and craft of spinning itself hasn't really changed throughout it's time. For thousands of years, fibre was spun by hand using simple tools, from stones and sticks to spinning wheels.