Making Yarn On A Spindle

About Making Yarn On A Spindle

Fall in love with the relaxing art of spinning. Make your first handspun yarn with a drop spindle designed for easy use. Experience various fiber preparations by spinning a sampler. Build skills for confident spinning using the park-and-draft method. Learn what to do with your spindle-spun yarn. Cynthia, a spindle maker, especially loves sharing her spinning passion with beginners.

This class is limited to 24 students.

Class Materials Needed

• A top whorl drop spindle with a hook
• Fiber, wool, as both roving and top
• If a student provides their own spindle recommended weight 1 – 3 ounces
• A fiber kit with the same wool top and roving Cynthia will use is available for $10 + shipping
• A Beginner Friendly Spindle from Cynthia starts at $118, fiber kit is included and free shipping

Purchase fiber kits and spindles at Students buying a spindle, be sure to ask for the fiber in the order note. Deadline to order is June 27 at 5pm EDT.


None required

Age Range

Teens and Adults

Skill Level

All Levels

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Single 2-hour session on Saturday, July 8, at 10 am ET | 7 am PT | 14:00 UTC.

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Enrolled students receive 30-day access to the video recording of the class.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Making Yarn On A Spindle
Cynthia Haney

How It Works

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Cynthia Haney

Cynthia Haney

Cynthia Dianne Haney, a spindle maker, is passionate about teaching people how to spin. She designs spindles and turns them on the lathe to aid students with high quality performance, enabling students to make the yarn they want with a spindle.

MAFA - The MidAtlantic Fiber Association

MAFA - The MidAtlantic Fiber Association

The MidAtlantic Fiber Association (MAFA) represents and supports a community of fiber arts guilds in the greater Mid-Atlantic region.

About Lessonface, PBC

Lessonface's mission is to help students achieve their goals while treating teachers equitably. Since 2012, we've hosted more than 30,000 students and 2,000 teachers for live music, language, and arts lessons and classes online.

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