Now’s the time to start spinning yarn! With natural teacher Kate Larson at hand, you’ll learn how to spin yarn from fiber to beautiful finished yarn. This beginning spinning DVD is the perfect “class” for any wannabe spinner.
If you’re intrigued by handspun yarn and are wondering how to use a spinning wheel, this video is the perfect introduction. Join expert instructor Kate Larson and master the basics of spinning yarn on a wheel. You’ll learn how handspinning allows you to create specific yarns you want—fuzzy to smooth, bulky to very fine, and as colorful as your imagination.
Kate explains how and why twist holds yarn together and what types of fibers work best for beginners. Take a look at different types of spinning wheels and learn how they work. With Kate’s guidance, you’ll learn how to spin yarn you’ve always dreamed of and master how to use a spinning wheel. Beginning with prepared fiber for instant gratification, you’ll learn to spin singles, ply for balanced yarns, and finish your yarns for durable, even, and spectacular results. Kate also shares her tips and techniques for troubleshooting if you run into a problem.
Spin along with Kate and learn:
How to draft (pull apart) your fibers
How to spin a singles yarn
And so much more!
Runtime: Approximately 60 minutes.
ISBN 13: 9781632505149
NOTE: This listing is for a physical DVD that will be mailed to you, not a download.