Finishing Up: How to Wash, Block, Dry, and Finish Handspun Yarns
You have a full bobbin of yarn on your spinning wheel, but you’re not done yet! Join expert handspinning instructor Kate Larson in this on-demand Online Workshop and learn the best ways to finish your handspun yarn.
In this Online Workshop you’ll learn:
- Several wet finishing and drying techniques
- How to wind yarn into skeins using a niddy-noddy
- How to measure and tie your yarns
- How to block and full your yarns
Using Kate’s best-selling video instruction throughout, this Online Workshop teaches everything you need to know to finish your handspun yarn. Improve durability and structure, add loft, and increase stability in your handspun yarns, just by changing your finishing technique.
Watch a preview of this Online Workshop now:
Online Workshop Outline:
- Creating Skeins
- Washing Yarn
- Fulling Yarn
- Blocking Yarn
- Storing and Using Handspun Yarn
About the Instructor
Kate Larson keeps an ever-growing flock of Border Leicester sheep and teaches hand spinning and knitting regularly in central Indiana and around the country. Kate has published articles and designs in Spin Off magazine, Jane Austen Knits, and Knitting Sweaters from Around the World and manages the Spinner’s Connection blog at SpinningDaily.com. Follow her woolly adventures at katelarsontextiles.com.