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Are you ready to take your yarn to the next level? To make yarns that are more durable, more stable, less likely to pill, and more fun to work with? Learn the basics of plying with Anne Merrow in The New Spinner's Guide to Plying! Discover techniques for creating more evenly balanced, consistent, and wonderfully colorful yarns.


With step-by-step direction and a focus on fundamentals, The New Spinner's Guide to Plying will make you fall in love with your new plied yarns.


Run Time: 47 Minutes


You’ll love this spinning video if:

  • You’re a beginning to intermediate spinner
  • You’ve been struggling to ply well
  • You spin on either a wheel or drop spindle
  • Creating a two-ply, three-ply, and multi-ply yarn
  • Creating cables and chain-plying
  • Joining new singles while plying


In The New Spinner's Guide to Plying, you'll learn:

  • Basic techniques for transforming singles into two-ply, three-ply, and multi-ply yarn
  • Underplying, overplying, and what to do when things go wrong
  • Tips, tricks, and techniques for advanced cables and chain plying
  • How to manage thickness and create color effects

Techniques Demonstrated in Video:

  • Creating a two-ply, three-ply, and multi-ply yarn
  • Creating cables and chain-plying
  • Joining new singles while plying


About the Expert:
Anne Merrow is a handspinner and the editor of Spin-Off magazine. She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado, with an impressive fiber stash.