How I Spin Video Download

A common-sense approach to great productivity and creative joy now available as video download in HD.
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 Available in HD!

What can you learn from someone who spins all day, every day (except during gardening season), and who produces her own handspun shirts, sweaters, blankets, rugs, table linens, bath towels, aprons, even  gardening shorts? Short answer: A lot! Rita Buchanan has spent more thoughtful time preparing fiber, spinning yarn, and making fabrics from her handspun than perhaps anyone in the developed world. This is not just mindless handwork; Rita has a keen, analytical mind that she applies consistently to testing, sampling, and record keeping, and she balances this against her pure joy in the process. The result is a body of knowledge and practice that sometimes defies convention, and always instructs and engages.  In this set you'll learn:

  • How to control yarn size with your hands, not with wheel adjustments
  • How to create the most wonderful preparations using cards, combs, and more
  • A no-fuss way to dye fiber in your oven
  • An easy approach to plying - and why plying may not matter much
  • How to spin cotton while reading your favorite book
  • And so much more.
Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU HDEP2269
Product Type Video Download
Author/Designer Rita Buchanan
Reviews
Customer Reviews (3)
A new spinner gets absolutely infected with Rita's fibre joy!
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I am a new spinner. I love fibre already, as I am a weaver and knitter. But now I want to do it all. I want to wash a fleece. I want to dye. I really want to comb fibre and blend it in a drum carder. Oh Rita, what have you done? The lovely and calm tone of this video, along with a delightful piano soundtrack( I also play piano) made for an enjoyable time watching this production. It is evident that this woman loves her art, and also, that she relishes sharing. I will watch this again and again. What a wonderful video, with a common sense approach to fibre preparation and spinning. I can't wait to try it everything! Review by Lynda (Posted on 4/6/2018)
Looks like a great video...but
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I would love to see this video and so I purchased it. But then the trouble began. We live in the mountains and have a reasonably good internet connection, but it is not super fast and these two videos are HD and fairly large, I have been trying repeatedly for the past two days to download it but early on in the download it has slowed enough that to stall. Frustrated! Wish it were available in a less HD format that I could download or as a DVD that I could purchase.

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Update.

After driving into town to visit a friend, she was able to get the files downloaded to her computer.
Review by Anne (Posted on 8/7/2017)
This video is a joy!
I loved watching Rita demonstrate her fibre prep and spinning process, it's not only informative but inspiring. Rita's joy and love for her craft is infectious. I'm sure I'll return to this video when ever I feel in a bit of a slump. This is a must for every spinners hard-drive. Review by Rebecca (Posted on 12/18/2015)
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