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Intro to Spindling - DIY Yarn!

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In this class, you will learn the basics of spindle spinning. Topics covered will include the anatomy of wool and other fibers, yarn anatomy, different types of spindles, prepping your fibers for spinning, pre-drafting, how to park & draft, and how to set the twist when you’re done. When we are finished, you will be well versed in the vocabulary of spinning yarn, have started spinning your first wool single ply yarn and be on your way to making your first skein of handspun yarn. 

Ages and Skill Level:

Class is open to everyone from 6th grade to adult. No previous experience is needed. 

Class Fee Includes:

In addition to the 2 hours of instruction time, your materials to start spinning are included. You will receive a top whorl drop spindle, 4 ounces of wool roving in a color of your choice and a hand out covering all the topics we learned in the class.

Meet the Instructor: Brianna Mercer


My name is Brianna Mercer and I’m a Georgia native and the fiber artist and owner of Lovingly Grown Fiber Arts. It’s been nearly 2 decades since my dearest college friend taught me to knit. Little did I know then that I was starting my dive down the rabbit hole of becoming a fiber artist. Knitting, crochet, wool processing, drop spindling and wheel spinning (and I won’t be surprised when the weaving bug bites, I can already feel the itch), my passion for turning fluff and string into things knows no bounds! You can find me on Facebook at Lovingly Grown Fiber Arts , on Instagram as @LovinglyGrown, or stop by my blog https://www.lovinglygrown.com/. See you at the class!

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