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Courses

  • 6 Lessons

    Spinning with Supported Spindles

    Walk through each step of Debbie Held's supported spindling process and alleviate any mystery surrounding the use of these spindles, demonstrating just how portable and spinning-friendly they are! The supported spindle has a unique beauty to it, not only in the finished yarn but in the fluid movements of spinning that yarn.
  • 5 Lessons

    Colour & Fibre Play II

    Join instructor Diana Twiss as she guides you through techniques to scale up from 30 grams of a unique fibre blend to 500 grams or more.  In addition to making larger amounts, learn spinning and plying techniques to illustrate the variety of yarns you can get from the same blend (whether done on a drum carder, blending board, or even hand carders).

  • 7 Lessons

    Spinning Intentional Colour

    Develop a functional, working understanding of colour and how it affects your spinning, plus gain more confidence in your abilities to spin colour with intention with Spinning Intentional Colour, taught by Felicia Lo Wong.
  • 9 Lessons

    Nuances to Spinning Better Yarns

    To spin better yarns you need to pay attention, be present and mindful while you work with the fibre at hand. Join instructor Kim McKenna in Nuances to Spinning Better Yarns, teaching techniques to take your spinning to the next level and become a better spinner.
  • 11 Lessons

    Spinning Study Group

    A 9-week study group plan to work through the SOS spinning courses and content on a week-by-week basis.

  • 11 Lessons

    Colour & Fibre Play

    Harness the power of play and explore a world of colour combinations and fibre blending with instructor Diana Twiss in our SOS Colour & Fibre Play course.

  • 26 Lessons

    Spinning Sheep Breeds

    Taught by Rachel Smith, explore the different classes of wool available to hand-spinners in this extensive workshop. An excellent foundation of learning, particularly for spinners new to spinning different sheep breeds and learning about the various types of wool.

  • 12 Lessons

    Blending Boards: From Rolags to Roving

    The blending board can be your go-to fiber prep tool above all others and a few inexpensive additions can take this simple tool to the next level.  Learn how-to with Debbie Held

  • 37 Lessons

    Spinning up a Level

    In this series, we are going to be exploring how you can begin to go from a beginner spinner to a spinner that can plan the exact kind of yarn they want to spin for a specific project, be it socks, a sweater, or a shawl.

  • 2 Lessons

    Spinning with E-Spinners

    Join spinning instructor, Debbie Held, and learn to spin with e-spinners like the Ashford E-Spinner, Hansen Minispinner, and Nano EEW. Learning to harness the power behind your e-spinner so that you’re the one in charge is the ultimate in intentional spinning.

  • 9 Lessons

    Spinning with Suspended Spindles

    If you've ever wanted to venture into the world of spinning, using suspended spindles is a great way to start. All you need is a spindle and some fibre to start creating beautiful handspun yarn to knit and weave with.

  • 8 Lessons

    Spin to Knit Socks

    Socks are the humblest garment: We put them on our feet, wear them all day and wash them in the general load without really thinking…
  • 8 Lessons

    Spin to Knit a Sweater

    Welcome to Spin to Knit a Sweater! Taught by Rachel Smith, the founder of the Wool n' Spinning blog and podcast, this class is designed to walk you through the process of creating your first garment from your handspun yarn.

  • 11 Lessons

    Carding for Colour

    In this workshop, Katrina Stewart will be introducing you to the wonderful world of carding so you can create beautiful fibre for spinning and weaving.

  • 14 Lessons

    Spinning From Scratch

    Learn to spin a continuous yarn using wool fibre and a spinning wheel