If you are a beginner or struggleing I gotcha

This course will take you from the very beginning and work you through to spinning a beautiful, consistent yarn in a very linear way.

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  • 1

    MODULE 1 - HEY NEW SPINNERS, THIS IS FOR YOU! GET TO KNOW YOUR WHEEL

    • WELCOME - NOTE: If you are already a member of the Spinning & Fiber main workshop DO NOT join this class. They are the exact module from the main workshop

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    • The fine print.

    • PRE-CHAPTER QUIZ - TEST YOUR BEGINNER SKILLS

    • LESSON 1 - Spinning should not hurt. See how to sit properly at your wheel

    • LESSON 2 - Proper foot position on the treadel(s)

    • LESSON 4 - Intro to the spinning wheels pieces and parts

    • LESSON 3 - What does grip strength have to do with spinning?

    • LESSON 6 - Parts of a BOBBIN-LEAD spinning wheel or Irish tension wheel

    • LESSON 5 - Parts of a FLYER-LEAD spinning wheel or scotch tension wheel

    • LESSON 7 - Up take or take up. Whatever you call it you need it

    • LESSON 8 - Treadling tricks and S & Z. Which way is which?

    • LESSON 9 - Managing drive bands on a single-drive wheel

    • LESSON 10 - Why does my drive band need to rest?

    • LESSON 11 - How to attach and thread the leader

    • LESSON 12 - Whorls, pullies and twists per inch (TPI). How to measure yours

    • Test your knowledge

    • What's my wheel?

    • GUEST SPEAKER - Jim Eichter master spindle maker/woodturner and owner of True Creations - About me

    • RECORDED LIVE FACEBOOK VIDEO WITH MARY 1-5-21

    • SPINNING WHEEL SPOTLIGHT - The Kromski Sonata

    • Eszee Twist Tool and Yarn Planner 30% off for members

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    MODULE 2 - SPINNING FUNDEMENTALS AND CONSISTENCY

    • Module 2 intro

    • LESSON 1 - Spinning exercise - Do this before you jump into the module

    • LESSON 2 - What fiber might be good for a new spinner?

    • LESSON 3 - How to use the Eszee Twist Tool spinners control card

    • LESSON 4 - Staple length and what it has to do with spinning

    • LESSON 5 - Fiber supply, drafting hand and drafting/pinch styles

    • LESSON 6 - Managing combed top and pre-drafting

    • LESSON 7 - Find your rhythm

    • LESSON 8 - The math and art of twist - Twist per inch

    • LESSON 9 - Twist per inch (TPI) calculations and ply back

    • LESSON 10 - Backspin...why????

    • LESSON 11 - How to attach and thread the leader

    • LESSON 12 - Kinky yarn

    • LESSON 13 - Flyer Hook, hoops and cross-lacing

    • LESSON 14 - Recorded Facebook live with Mary Egbert

    • LESSON 15 - See how steam works on combed top. It's amazing!

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    MODULE 3 - PLYING

    • LESSON 1 - Plying introduction

    • LESSON 2 - Plying - What? When? Why? Where?

    • LESSON 3 - Plying Fundementals

    • LESSON 4 - Yarn package

    • LESSON 5 - Setting up kate

    • LESSON 6 - Revive it and measure bumps and angle

    • LESSON 7 - Plyback from a stale bobbin

    • LESSON 8 - Kate far away from me

    • LESSON 9 - Kate close to me

    • LESSON 10 - Wind it up

    • LESSON 11 - Navajo 3-ply

    • LESSON 12 - Classic 3-ply

    • LESSON 13 - calculating 2-oly and 3-ply yarn

    • Plying on a drop spindle LIVE Facebook class with Cynthia Haney

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