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Spinning 101

Spinning 101

Learn to spin yarn on a drop spindle.


Learn to spin yarn on a drop spindle. Find out why hand spun yarn is so special and learn how to make your own yarn! Within two weeks you will be spinning and plying your own yarn on an ancient, yet portable form of spinning tool - the drop spindle. You will learn to make yarn suitable for knitting, crochet, weaving, or any fibre craft.
Two two-hour classes

Skills Learned:

  • drafting

  • plying

  • finishing the yarn

  • fibres and their properties


  • top whorl spindle (70mm 1.25 oz is recommended)

  • Clean wool spinning fibre (any sheep breed except Merino)

  • Optional Materials:

    • Respect the Spindle or Start Spinning

Class fees are not refundable unless the class is canceled by the shop. If cancellation is made outside of 72 hours of class start time, you will be provided with a store credit for use for any future purchase with the shop. Unless otherwise indicated, our classes are for adults only. Your registration is valid for the dates listed in the description and may not be transferred to other class dates.

We offer a full refund within 30 days on any full priced yarn, bag or clothing item in original condition with receipt. Wound yarn or yarn smelling of smoke or containing pet hair may not be returned. Unfortunately, there are no returns on gift cards, needles, notions, books, patterns or discounted yarns.