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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!