Online class with Esther Rodgers

Fiber Preparation for Spinning

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Take control of your fiber preparation to spin the blends you want! Learn how to use carders, combs and hackles to prep for brilliant textures and hues.

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Esther Rodgers seeks inspiration for her spinning through facets of everyday life such as music, nature, television, people and more. She loves to pla...Read more

Lessons (6)

Fiber Basics
1. Fiber Basics
Meet fiber artist Esther Rodgers and learn all about the benefits of prepping your own fiber. Discover the difference between carded and combed fiber ...Read more
21min
Hand Techniques
2. Hand Techniques
Begin with the simplest fiber prep of all: hand-picking fibers into clouds to open them up. Then discover how to turn combed top into simple hand-roll...Read more
16min
Drum & Hand Carders
3. Drum & Hand Carders
Esther demonstrates the right way to use hand carders and then moves on to the basics of drum carders. Then she'll teach you some of her favorite tech...Read more
32min
Removing Fibers
4. Removing Fibers
Now that you've made beautiful blends, how do you take the fiber off the tool? Let Esther walk you through removing carded fiber as punis, rolags, bat...Read more
28min
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Esther Rodgers seeks inspiration for her spinning through facets of everyday life such as music, nature, television, people and more. She loves to pla...Read more

What you'll make

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Created by: SpinNadja
Created by: SpinNadja
Created by: Esther Rodgers
Created by: Esther Rodgers
Created by: Esther Rodgers
Created by: sheralyn c.
Created by: sheralyn c.
Created by: HopkinsStudio
Created by: Erin&Lily&Pine
Created by: GoatsMagosh
Created by: sally47
Created by: LindaSunnyvale
Created by: Monica McKnight
Created by: Soulei
Created by: SarahLoueees