Online class with Amy King

Foundations of Spinning

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Get started spinning! Learn essential techniques and helpful tricks for putting your new wheel to good use, and create the yarn you’ve been dreaming of.

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Amy King is a renowned fiber artist, author and owner of Spunky Eclectic, a fiber studio and online community for artists. She is best known for her f...Read more

Lessons (7)

Getting to Know Your Wheel
1. Getting to Know Your Wheel
Meet your instructor, spinning expert Amy King, and learn about the different types of spinning wheels, their parts and how they work. If you already ...Read more
19min
Fibers
2. Fibers
You'll want to choose a high-quality fiber to practice with, but how do you know what to choose? Amy walks you through the types of fleece that are av...Read more
26min
Getting Started at Your Wheel
3. Getting Started at Your Wheel
Are you ready to start spinning? Amy shows you the best posture for spinning in ergonomic comfort, then explains the S and Z twists that form in your ...Read more
20min
Spinning: The Basics
4. Spinning: The Basics
Whether you're spinning roving, combed top or a batt, Amy will show you how to start spinning it. See how to attach a leader to your bobbin and how to...Read more
30min
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Amy King is a renowned fiber artist, author and owner of Spunky Eclectic, a fiber studio and online community for artists. She is best known for her f...Read more

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