Online Class

Spindling: From Fluff to Stuff


Unwind while practicing the ancient craft of spindling. Drucilla Pettibone introduces you to easy and inexpensive spinning methods.

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What You Get

  • 9 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including recipies
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Dru Pettibone
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

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

Class Overview

Create the yarn you dream about with this introduction to spinning on a drop spindle! Seasoned spindler Drucilla Pettibone will walk you through the yarn-making process, from carding natural fibers to creating stunning yarns in a variety of textures —all on a portable drop spindle. In addition to acquiring spindling skills, you'll unwind while practicing this ancient craft as Drucilla demonstrates the zen of spin. Spin more than your creative wheels and enroll in "Spindling: From Fluff to Stuff" today!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
Drucilla tells you about herself, showcases various types of spindles and goes over the Craftsy learning platform.
2. Tools & Wools
3. Getting Started Spindling
4. Plying Your Fiber
5. Finishing Your Yarn
6. Other Ways to Draft
7. Advancing Your Spinning
8. Spinning Art Yarn
9. Using Your Yarn

Taught by

Dru Pettibone
Dru Pettibone
Drucilla's skills span from farm to finished fibers. She is a shepherd, spinner and fiber artist eager to share her talents and experience with students.
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