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If handspun yarn has always intrigued you and you’re wondering how to use a spinning wheel, spinning expert Kate Larson is the perfect teacher to get you started. Kate helps you master the basics of spinning yarn on a wheel, teaching you how to create specific yarns, from fuzzy to smooth, bulky to fine, and any color you can imagine!

Learn how and why twist holds yarn together and what fibers work best for beginners, then take a look at different types of spinning wheels to learn how they work. Kate will teach you how to begin with prepared fiber for instant gratification, and by the end of the video, you’ll know how to spin singles, ply for balanced yarns, and finish your yarns to ensure durable, even, and wonderful results.

In this video, you’ll learn:

  • How to draft fibers
  • How to spin a singles yarn
  • Basic plying methods
  • How to finish your yarn
  • And so much more!


So clear and helpful.

“I have been spinning for a little while but not yet really confident so this video reinforced a lot of things and covered all the basics as well as giving more tips and tricks to help me bring my spinning up a level. Thank you!” - Heather Richmond

For Beginning Spinners

“This is the BEST beginning spinning video I have seen. She did an amazing job explaining terms other spinning videos assume you already know.” - Tara Wilding

Easy to Understand

“The instructor was very informative and gave resources to further research. She was easy to understand and knows her stuff. ” - 21.peggy .

Very informative

“This was great information and clearly explained. I already spin, but I sure did pick up some tips, especially on the drafting. ” - Sandy Hobbs


“Kate is a great natural teacher and her course was not over complicated and easy for a beginner and a nice refresher for an experienced spinner.” - Jennifer Blasgund