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Color Blending for Spinners Online Workshop

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Access more than 140 video courses (including this one) with a Long Thread Media All Access subscription, bringing you up close to experts in spinning, weaving, needleworking, felting, and dyeing. View Color Blending for Spinners Online Workshop on our streaming platform.


Have a rainbow at your fingertips! Handcomb a colorful spectrum of spinning fibers with just 3 colors of merino top (plus back and white). Join fiber artist Esther Rodgers as she teaches you how to blend an entire color wheel, along with tints and shades of every hue.

Gain an understanding of color theory and create color blends, tints, and shades. Learn how to use simple handcombs to blend fibers. Control your color blending to get exactly the shades and tones you want, and keep a blending journal so you can replicate you results over and over.

Register today and learn how to blend color with Esther Rodgers!

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Online Workshop includes:
Discussion board & Gallery: The discussion board is a great way to interact with other users in the Online Workshop. It’s an open forum for you to ask questions, share your thoughts, express your inspirations, and share images of your work.
Notes: This is a place for you to keep personal notes to help you with your work and the Online Workshop content. Only you will be able to see your notes.
Video Lesson Run Time: approx. 60 minutes
The videos in this Online Workshop are available for you to watch via streaming. For details, see the ‘Navigate Your Online Workshop’ section within the Online Workshop.

Online Workshop Outline:

  • Introduction
  • Understanding Color Concepts: Hue, Value, and Saturation
  • Create a Color Blending Journal
  • Wrapping Up

About the Instructor


Esther Rodgers is a writer, teacher, and fiber artist who uses innovative techniques and materials to create her yarn and textile art. Beginning with raw wool, she washes, dyes, spins, and weaves fiber into one-of-a-kind yarns and fabrics. She has taught classes all over the world and makes her home in North Carolina. Learn more about Esther and her work at

Esther is also the author of How to Spin Art Yarns, and Card Wool for Color: How to Spin Gradients, Ombres, Fractals, and Self-Striping Yarns.

Author/Designer: Esther Rodgers