What You Will Learn in Spinning Basics and Beyond

This virtual on-demand course will give you the foundations to master the amazing art of spinning. Transforming roving into usable yarn is a craft dating to roughly 20,000 years ago.
We will start with choosing and preparing fiber and cover every step along the way to creating your own beautiful yarn!

Topics Discussed

  • Required Tools
  • Choosing and Preparing Fiber
  • Spinning on a Drop Spindle
  • Plying your Singles
  • Setting a Twist
  • Determining Yarn Gauge
  • Troubleshooting Tips

What is Included

  • Hours of video content.
  • Unlimited access to your course videos.

A photo of Jaime beside a cart of roving and spinning supplies

Meet you Instuctor

Jaime Jennings founded Fancy Tiger in 2006 and has been spinning for over 15 years!

In addition to leading the Fancy Tiger Spinzilla team to back-to-back spinning championship titles in 2013 and 2014, she has taught countless folks how to spin in in-person classes here in Denver. She is thrilled to share her favorite craft to the world online!

Class Topics

Jaime drafting fiber
Drafting Fiber

This technique is the first step in spinning yarn. Jaime will take you step-by-step on how to draft fiber to begin your spinning journey.

Jaime spinning fiber with a drop spindle
Drop Spinning

After drafting your fiber, you will learn the steps to spin roving into yarn. With a few simple techniques, you will begin spinning in no time!

Jaime holding spun yarn attached to a drop spindle

Every new skill can come with a learning curve. Jaime discusses some of the most common mistakes that can happen when spinning and how to correct them.

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