Long draw spinning makes an arms length of thread at a time, instead of a few inches. It is faster than other methods and can be done straight from the fleece; this saves preparation time and retains more of the natural characteristics of the fleece. It is a very satisfying and relaxing way to spin
|Long draw workshop at the Wrekin Guild|
|Long draw spinning on the great wheel|
Long draw is not difficult to learn, most of my pupils learn in two lessons. We start off by spinning without a wheel......
take a lock of fibre (this way up!) and put in some twist
then give a little pull and put in some more twist
Then pull again and whoopee! you get a long draw!
You can create your own unique yarn.
You think you'll be no good? Maybe you've never had a good teacher!You think you are not creative? Maybe you don't know where to find inspiration!
Give SpinningSchool a whirl. You'll Be Inspired. And life will never be the same again.
Group lessons £15, One2One £20.Wheel loan for beginners - see Getting Started page.
Learn to spin beautiful fibre into lovely yarn
You think you are not creative? maybe you have never been inspired! You think you'll be no good? maybe you've never had a good teacher!
Give SpinningSchool a whirl. You'll Be Inspired. And never be bored again.