Predrafting for Spinning: How, When—and Why

Predrafting for Spinning: How, When—and Why

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Some spinners swear by it. Others avoid it at all costs. But predrafting is a time-tested technique for managing hard-to-handle fibers, useful for beginners and experienced spinners alike. In this video workshop, master spinner and teacher Maggie Casey offers her advice on when to use predrafting to make your spinning easier, when to avoid it, and how to manage combed top and drumcarded fibers. Whether you're struggling with compacted hand-dyed fibers or wrestling with a large batt, Maggie Casey demonstrates how predrafting can help you get to know and make friends with different fibers.

You'll Love This Weaving Video If:

  • Would like your fibers to be easier to handle
  • Find working with compacted fibers to be a struggle
  • Want to try new techniques for spinning batts

In Predrafting for Spinning: How, When—and Why

You'll Learn:

  • How to predraft hand-dyed top for easier spinning
  • How to prepare a batt of fiber for spinning
  • How to position your hands to make predrafting easy

About the Expert: Maggie Casey has taught thousands of people to spin, teaching at her shop and around the United States. Her book Start Spinning is an essential guide for the beginning spinner, and her three previous videos demonstrate spinning basics, spinning bulky yarns, and spinning with a drop spindle. She is an owner of Shuttles, Spindles & Skeins in Boulder, Colorado.


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SKU EP11155
Author/Designer Maggie Casey
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