Card Wool for Color: How to Spin Gradients, Ombres, Fractals, and Self-Striping Yarns with Esther Rodgers Video Download
Color in your control
Spinning yarns with color repeats is a joy-but buying fiber dyed to spin stripes can be expensive. In Card Wool for Color, Esther Rodgers shows you how to make your own striping, ombre, and fractal colorways. From solid-colored top to multicolored yarns, this video leads you step-by-step through the process of spinning the colorful yarn of your dreams.
In nearly 90 minutes of instruction you will learn to:
- Use a drum carder, blending board, and hackle
- Choose and place colors for ombre, gradient, and fractal yarns
- Make batts, rolags, roving, and top
- Ply yarns three ways for sharp color transitions, diffused patterns of color, and gentle color transitions
Choose your very own colorways and bring them to life with a few easyto- master techniques!
About the Host:
Esther Rodgers is a writer, teacher, and fiber artist whose business is known as Jazzturtle. She began her spinning career exploring the world of texture and art spinning and merging it with function. She has taught classes all over the world and makes her home in North Carolina.