with Drucilla Pettibone
Online Class

Spindling: From Fluff to Stuff

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Overview

Create the yarn you dream about with this introduction to spinning on a drop spindle! Seasoned spindler Drucilla Pettibone will walk you through the yarn-making process, from carding natural fibers to creating stunning yarns in a variety of textures —all on a portable drop spindle. In addition to acquiring spindling skills, you'll unwind while practicing this ancient craft as Drucilla demonstrates the zen of spin. Spin more than your creative wheels and enroll in "Spindling: From Fluff to Stuff" today!

Details

  • beginner
  • 9 episodes
  • 2h20m

Included in this Class

1. Introduction
7m

1. Introduction

Drucilla tells you about herself, showcases various types of spindles and goes over the Craftsy learning platform.

2. Tools & Wools
16m

2. Tools & Wools

Learn about your spindle, about the properties of wool and how to wash, comb, card and further prepare your fiber.

3. Getting Started Spindling
18m

3. Getting Started Spindling

Set up your fiber to get your spindle spinning, and learn about some potential problems.

1. Introduction

1. Introduction

2. Tools & Wools

2. Tools & Wools

3. Getting Started Spindling

3. Getting Started Spindling

4. Plying Your Fiber

4. Plying Your Fiber

5. Finishing Your Yarn

5. Finishing Your Yarn

6. Other Ways to Draft

6. Other Ways to Draft

7. Advancing Your Spinning

7. Advancing Your Spinning

8. Spinning Art Yarn

8. Spinning Art Yarn

9. Using Your Yarn

9. Using Your Yarn