The Orenburg Kit: A Russian Spindle, Spinning Instruction & Knitting Inspiration

Discover how to spin and knit beautiful gossamer webs using traditional Russian techniques with this special collection!
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The Orenburg Kit: A Russian Spindle,

Spinning Instruction & Knitting Inspiration

 
Discover how to spin and knit beautiful gossamer webs using traditional Russian techniques with this special collection! You will get two DVDs and one book about the technique by Galina Khmeleva. Also included is a handcrafted Russian Spindle sourced by Galina, each on unique in its own way, so you can get started spinning right away.
 

This collection includes:

  • Orenburg Knitting: Knitting Gossamer Webs DVD with Galina Khmeleva
  • Spinning Gossamer Threads DVD with Galina Khmeleva
  • The Gossamer Webs Design Collection Book by Galina Khmeleva
  • Handcrafted Russian Spindle from Galina Khmeleva, made in Russia
Learn more about what is included:
 
Orenburg Knitting

Orenburg Knitting: Knitting Gossamer Webs
with Galina Khmeleva

DVD


The handknitted shawls of Orenburg, located in the steppes of the southern Ural Mountains, set a world standard for delicate lace patterning. These “gossamer webs” are created from a series of basic elements and patterns handed down from generation to generation. In this video, Galina Khmeleva shares with you her decades of experience working with the knitters of Orenburg. Experience this rich tradition as Galina Khmeleva shares with you the history, the stories, the patterns, and the knitting techniques of these talented craftspeople, so that you can create your own gossamer webs.

Spinning Gossamer Threads

Spinning Gossamer Threads
with Galina Khmeleva

DVD


The hand knitted shawls of Orenburg, located in the steppes of the southern Ural Mountains, set a world standard for exquisite handspun yarns and delicate lace patterning. The beauty and durability of these heirloom creations begin with the yarn: cashmere from the densely-coated goats of the region, an unusual way of preparing the fleece on a Central Asian-style comb, and skillful spindle spinning.

The Gossamer Webs Design Collection

The Gossamer Webs Design Collection
by Galina Khmeleva

Book


Presenting three classic Orenburg-style lace patterns in written form for the very first time. Created from a series of basic elements and patterns handed down from generation to generation from the Orenburg region of Russia, Galina Khmeleva has worked with these talented craftspeople to bring you these unique knitted masterpieces. Create your own heirloom shawl following step-by-step instructions and charts laid out for ease of knitting from bottom to top.

Galina Spindle

Russian Spindle
from Galina Khmeleva


This spindle has been crafted by hand in Russia, where Galina Khmeleva sources them. You can use this spindle to spin your gossamer threads.

 
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Reviews
Customer Reviews (3)
Awesome!!!!!
I've been watching this kit for awhile and when it went on sale, I got it and I love it. I'm spinning yak right now and when I finish will begin either the qiuvit or Paco Vicuna. I recently met Galina Khmeleva at SAFF, my local fiber festival and she is an awesome lady!!!! Review by Michelle (Posted on 11/6/2016)
Orenburg kit
Lovely.
The Russian spindle is very unique.
I am glad I bought the kit and am happy with it.
Thanks.
Review by Josette (Posted on 6/16/2016)
First step toward my dream shawl!
I was delighted when this kit arrived; I was able to begin spinning remarkably fine yarn right away! For an excellent price, I received almost everything I'll need to create an heirloom. Now to find the fiber ... Review by Audrey (Posted on 1/21/2015)
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