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Spinning Art Yarns

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Spin the art yarns you dream of! Go from fiber to functional art with techniques for single-ply, combining plies, core spinning, tail spinning and more.

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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

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.


Spin fiber into functional art that sets projects apart! Join popular spinner and PLY Magazine founder Jacey Boggs Faulkner, and experience the incredible feeling of spinning art yarn on your own wheel. During class, Jacey will guide you through all the timeless spinning techniques you need to create incredible new looks and textures. Along the way, you'll learn how to create three must-have single-ply textures. As you move on, you'll conquer a variety of methods for combining plies to create spirals, coils and supercoils. Want to work on your ply control skills? Jacey will show you the steps to haloes, stacks and loops, before moving on to core spinning and tail spinning. Plus, you'll learn how to add embellishments to your yarns and finish them so they're ready for knitting or crocheting!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Textured Spinning
Meet your instructor, Jacey Boggs Faulkner, and set up your spinning wheel. Learn the history behind art yarns (no, this isn't a new craft!) and review different materials like batts, silk hankies, combed mohair and other types of fiber. Jacey will teach you to spin a gorgeous yarn!
2. Textured Singles
3. Textured Plied Yarns
4. Core Spinning
5. Combining Textures
6. Adding Objects for Texture
7. Finishing & Using Art Yarns

Recommended with this class

  • Niddy-Noddy (optional but recommended)

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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