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Finishing Up: How to Wash, Block, Dry and Finish Handspun Yarns Video Download

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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 Finishing Up: How to Wash, Block, Dry and Finish Handspun Yarns on our streaming platform.

You have a full bobbin of yarn on your spinning wheel, but you're not done yet! Join expert handspinning instructor Kate Larson and learn the best ways to finish your handspun yarn. Kate shows you how to improve durability and structure, add loft, and increase stability in your handspun yarns, just by changing your finishing technique. Whether you're creating yarn for use in knitting, weaving, embroidery, or simply display, your yarn deserves to be finished properly for best effect.

In this comprehensive video 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

Plus, Kate shares her easy way to keep track of your yarn samples. Join Kate today and learn why finishing is so crucial in creating beautiful handspun yarns.

Author/Designer: Kate Larson