Know Your Wool

with Deborah Robson

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Get the wool truth! This free mini-class with Deborah Robson gives you a nuanced understanding of different fibers and the best use for each type of wool. Read More…

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(440 reviews)

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Enjoyable subject

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Excellent overview

I really appreciate the helpful tips on locating breed specific yarns! I'm a beginner level spinner so I am enjoying learning about the different breed characteristics.

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Great Introduction To Fiber

I'm a complete beginner when it comes to spinning, and where I'm from you're lucky to find one or two types of wool available for knitting, let alone spinning. This has some really great information that's useful for those of us who are just beginning to understand fiber and its details.

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very informative

Great class. Very informative. Il you ever offer a paid version, may I suggest that you hand out a list of the best breeds to use for a specific garnment. For instance, which breed is best for socks, pull overs, hats ? And why...

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Well presented and extremely informative.

This class is an absolutely brilliant guide to selecting and using different wools. A vital tool for those who want to get to intimately know their knitting.

I just love the part where Deborah talks about yarn choosing it's own project during swatching. I now have a new way of thinking about knitting and I love it.

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