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Begin the spin!

This course will cover:  

  • A brief introduction to different types of spinning wheels
  • How to draft (pull apart) your fibers   
  • How to create a handspun single 
  • Basic plying techniques
  • Finishing handspun yarn

Meet Kate Larson

Kate Larson

Kate Larson keeps an ever-growing flock of Border Leicester sheep and teaches handspinning and knitting in central Indiana and around the country. Kate is the author of The Practical Spinner’s Guide: Wool. She has published articles and designs in Spin-Off, Jane Austen Knits, and Knitting Sweaters from Around the World and manages the Spinner’s Connection blog at SpinningDaily.com. Follow her woolly adventures at KateLarson-Textiles.com.


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. ” - Peggy Adams

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

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