Drop Spindle Handspinning Tutorial Class, Beginner Yarn Hand Spinning Instructions, Basic Learn How to Spin Yarn Downloadable Digital PDF



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Basic Step by Step Process of Spinning Yarn on a Drop Spindle by Amy C. Lund

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There are a few Simple Steps to learning how to use a Drop Spindle to make your own yarn! Handspinning is like learning to ride a bicycle. It just takes a little practice to get your balance and rhythm.

Wool is the easiest fiber to start with, but you can spin mohair, alpaca, cotton, linen or just about any fiber with a drop spindle, just as people have for centuries. It's less expensive and easier to carry than a Spinning Wheel, too.

This Drop Spindle Spinning Tutorial Course is a text version of one of the beginner spinning classes I teach in-person in my studio and includes 8 photos along with easy-to-follow instructions.

You can use pre-processed, carded combed fiber, or process your own raw fiber. I have a fiber preparation tutorial available in my shop: https://etsy.me/3euiDYw

I learned to spin yarn when I was very young, over 35 years ago.

I hope this instructional class will encourage and inspire your creativity.

This Beginner Tutorial breaks down the process of using a Drop Spindle step by step for beginners and is also a good refresher for those who have forgotten the steps.

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Basic Equipment needed:
Drop Spindle or Weighted Stick
Combed or Carded Wool or other fiber
Commercial Yarn as Starter

This Tutorial includes:
- Downloadable Instructions with pictures for Beginner Spinning on a Drop Spindle to Learn to Make Yarn

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Celebrate the things in Life that really count, things that make you smile & your heart sing. Then, we each can share this with others to make a better world. - Amy C. Lund

Spinning, Knitting and Weaving since childhood, I find order and rhythm in placing each thread in my designs and enjoy the feel of the textures of the fibers in my hands.

I have an affinity for clean, simple designs which utilize and enhance the materials and techniques and bring them together - getting back to basics with an earthy rustic feel.

My finished products have timeless classic style suitable for any traditional rustic antique - filled primitive vintage farmhouse, french country cottage chic, coastal seaside retreat, mountain hideaway cabin, contemporary industrial loft, or modern Scandinavian - Nordic urban home decor.

It's all about how you style it!

I completed an M.S. in Textiles and Related Art from the University of RI and have studied and worked in several Art, History and Design Museums, demonstrating in historic settings at Shaker Villages and analyzing and managing collections behind the scenes.

My work has been featured in the Directory of Early American Craftsmen, in the Holiday collections of The White House, House Beautiful, Design New England, RI Home Design, Newport Life & Newport Life Wedding magazines, & has been sent around the world.



Detail and commitment to artistry separate my hand woven textiles from many others.

I work with traditional hand and foot powered tools.

Most pieces are hemmed and finished by hand, made one-of a kind, or in short runs.

I am not a production artist, and do not make 100s of the same thing.

That is the art of the craft!

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With attention to care, handmade textiles will last a long time and bring continued enjoyment, although just as with anything, they may not last forever.

Consider textile heirlooms from past generations that are still used today. Well-made and cared-for, these can be heirlooms of the future.


You will find the long-term values outweigh the costs of things in your everyday environment that are more temporary or disposable.

Enjoy Artful Living with simple, sophisticated and stylish textiles.

Handmade textiles make unique gifts that give pleasure in the simplest of ways, highlighting holidays, celebrations and special occasions.

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I focus on classic patterns, colors, and textures that will fit in both traditional vintage or modern contemporary lifestyles and décor.

Heirloom home decor furnishings, textiles, table linens & fashion accessories hand woven in natural cotton, linen, wool, alpaca & mohair, will last for years.

Start your collection of Amy C. Lund Artisan Handmade Textiles today and enjoy the pleasures of artful living!

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When I first saw this potholder I knew immediately that I wanted one. The vibrancy of the colors and patterns just jumped out at me. I remember making a potholder for my Mom as a kid in summer camp. THIS is a Potholder! The textures, the look, the feel are magical! I'm taken in by it's beauty, and love each opportunity to use it. As you can see in the photo, I'm a fan of Amy C. Lund, Handweaver. The towels and the potholder all complement each other perfectly. All come from the heart and mind of Amy C. Lund, Handweaver. A perfect match. Thank you, Amy! And as always, wrapped beautifully by hand and shipped quickly. I just love it!

Kelly Moore Jun 2, 2021

5 out of 5 stars

Long, warn, heathery, golden, green and really exactly what I wanted! The pictures do not do these beautifully woven scarves justice! I am so very happy with this piece! Plus it matches all of my jackets much better being heathered than it would have one solid color! I will wear it every time I leave the house! Fantastic customer service!

Patricia Haynes Oct 6, 2016

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Truly amazing weave work. Makes me happy to have in my kitchen.

Dereks Apr 8, 2021

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An excellent tutorial on weaving/warping. I am glad I bought it.

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