Online Class

Drafting From Worsted to Woolen

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Get some diversity in those drafts and wield your wheel with confidence as you learn to spin your way through the yarn spectrum.

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Jacey Boggs Faulkner
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.


Drafts got your head spinning? Join spinning instructor Jacey Boggs Faulkner and draft the yarn you want, without the headaches! Spin your way through different yarn styles, put some inspiring new drafts at your fingertips and learn when to use them. You’ll get tips on fiber preparation, from combed top to carded, and come to understand how your choices affect your yarn, so that you can take charge of the wheel! Follow along one small change at a time as Jacey’s hands-on demonstrations break apart each process, and you break away from the intimidation. Finish with finishing, and learn how to put the final touches on your beautiful new yarn. It'’ll become clear, from worsted to woolen, there’s no reason to spin sheepishly!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Drafting: An Introduction
Meet longtime spinner Jacey Boggs Faulkner and learn more about the techniques covered in your class. Jacey will walk you through all the drafts, building up your skills as she goes. Once you've watched all the lessons, you can return to any technique for a refresher. Begin with an overview of fiber preparations and setting up your wheel so you are ready to roll!
2. Short Forward Draft
3. Short Backward Draft
4. From the Fold
5. Letting Twist In
6. Long Backward (Long Draw)
7. Plying & Finishing

Recommended with this class

  • Lazy Kate (if plying)
  • Carded roving for practice

Taught by

Jacey Boggs Faulkner
Jacey Boggs Faulkner
Jacey Boggs Faulkner is a professional spinner who has taught more than 200 classes. She's written for multiple publications, including Spin-Off and Entangled, and in 2010 published her first book, Spin Art. She is the director and editor-in-chief of PLY Magazine, which she founded in 2013.

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