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Respect the Spindle: The Video

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In Respect the Spindle: The Video, veteran spinner and spindle aficionado Abby Franquemont shows spinners old and new how to create volumes of incredible yarn with this amazing yet simple tool.

You’ll learn:

  • How spinning works and how to spin on a simple stick
  • How to make a functional spindle out of almost anything
  • How to spin a lot of excellent yarn in an amazingly short time 
  • How to manage the yarn ­supply, to ply efficiently, and to finish appropriately

The result? Spinning will become your take-along, anytime, anywhere craft. You won’t want to leave home without it.  

Abby Franquemont has crafted a spinning life: dyeing and blending fibers for sale (at, spinning yarn for special end use, writing and blogging about spinning, and teaching all over the country. Her first book is Respect the Spindle: Spin Infinite Yarns with One Amazing Tool (Interweave, 2009).

Running time: 72 minutes

Author/Designer: Abby Franquemont