Online Class

Know Your Wool

Free!

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.

Skill Level

Beginner

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Q&A in our virtual classroom with fellow crafters and makers
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Product Details

Don't lose sleep over the characteristics of sheep; instead, get breed and fiber knowledge you can count on in Know Your Wool. In this free mini-class Deborah, co-author of the Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook, will help you develop a nuanced understanding of different types of wool. She'll also share her secrets to effective swatching and tips on tracking down breed-specific yarns. The educational experience isn't confined to the classroom; you'll tag along with Deborah as she explores a wool market, meeting shepherds, vendors and sheep along the way.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Welcome to Your FREE Mini-Class!
00:51
Welcome to your free Craftsy class.
2. Introduction
21:31
3. At the Wool Market
16:59
4. Sourcing Wool
15:26
5. Swatching
21:54
6. Using Your Wool
11:04

Taught by

Deborah Robson
Deborah Robson
The author of The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook, Deborah Robson teaches workshops internationally on natural fibers.

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