This comprehensive online course will take you though the process of making your first three yarns using a drop spindle. All materials provided including a spindle and a range of British wool fibres to explore. 


The course starts with videos released on Saturday 30th January and a live Zoom on Wednsday 3rd February. 


No experience needed for this course. The course will be delivered online with a mix of recorded videos and live sessions. Groups are kept small so to build a sense of community. Support will be given through out via the live zoom calls and as part of a private Facebook group.

All fibres used will have been washed but wool can aggravate some skin conditions, please get in contact if you have concerns. 


Secrets of Spindle Spinning 5 week course

Zoom Day
  • Introduction- how to set up your spindle

    Week 1- Spinning from combed  tops. Covering how twist works and the park and draft method of spinning. 

    Week 2 - Spinning from carded rolags. The differences between woollen and worsted spinning. 

    Week 3 - Plying and finishing yarn why it's necessary and common mistakes with spinning balanced yarns. 

    Week 4- Suspended spinning with combed tops and plying one thread on itself 

    Week 5 - Spinning carded batts and finishing a single thread. 

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