Yarn Spinning with a Modern Twist
Penguin Random House Requires an order over $100 Mixed and Matched
Learn how to spin your own beautiful yarn, without needing to invest in an expensive spinning wheel!
Expert spinner Vanessa Kroening shows you how to spin in this wonderfully accessible introduction to spinning with a drop spindle. Vanessa explains how to
• clean and prepare fleece for spinning, what to look out for when choosing a fleece, and how to card, blend colors, and make rolags and batts.
• Use a drop spindle
• Ply your yarn and how to add beads, sequins and other elements, as well as how to dye your yarn
Spinning with a drop spindle isn’t just fun – it’s amazingly relaxing and highly creative too. You get to choose the type of fiber, and the colors and thickness of the yarn you make – you can even dye the yarn, and add beads, sequins and other embellishments to create your own unique yarns. A spindle is so compact, you can carry it around town with you and is not even necessary to have to spin. Be inspired and take your knitting, crochet, felting and weaving to a whole new level!