Learn some of the best tips and techniques for getting started spinning from Maggie Casey!
Get all three of her workshops—Start Spinning, Getting Started on a Drop Spindle, and Big and Lofty Yarns—in one convenient bundle!
Big and Lofty Yarns When you start spinning, it seems like all you can spin are fat, lumpy yarns—then you get the hang of it and figure out how to make fine, smooth, thin yarns, and you spend the rest of your spinning career trying to figure out how to make those smooth yarns big and lofty. In this video, Maggie Casey demystifies the process, explaining just how to make miles of the soft big yarns you want to knit, weave, and crochet with
Getting Started on a Drop Spindle Have you always wanted to spin but haven’t yet found someone with the patience and skill to teach you? You’re in luck—Maggie Casey is here to gently lead you by the hand into the wonderful world of spinning. Learn about the simplest way to spin yarn, with the drop spindle, and use it to start adding twist into your fiber and make the yarn of your dreams.
Maggie will have you making your own yarn before you know it. Create great yarn for any of your knitting, crochet, and weaving projects. There is truly no limit to what you can accomplish with a drop spindle in your hands.
Start Spinning Follow along with Eunny Jang as she learns the ins and outs of spinning from spinning teacher extraordinaire Maggie Casey.
This 2-disc DVD set will take you from just wool to good yarn and beyond. Learn how, when, and why to pre-draft your fiber; how to adjust your spinning wheel; how to spin good single yarn; and how to ply and finish a good skein. Plus, you'll see the basics for carding and combing, spinning with a long draw, spinning worsted weight, spinning from the fold, and more.