Long draw. Onlookers gasp when they see it. Spinners love it for making lofty, low-twist yarns. If you're intimidated by it, join us for a Spin-along on YouTube and our website. Stephanie's tips willhave you drawing like a master.
Is this course for you?
If you're comfortable with worsted drafted methods, but haven't gone very far with woolen ones, this course will help you get comfortable with them.
4 oz fiber braid. We're using a 50/50 silk merino blend from Lisa Souza Dyeworks. You can use any short- to medium-length fiber in any prep you prefer. Carded preps may be preferable if you're new to long draw.
Your spinning wheel! We're using the Limited Edition Cherry Ladybug.
Stephanie has a degree in Retail Merchandising from Rochester Community and Technical College, and a degree in Accessory Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology. She is a Schacht girl through and through. Name a Schacht product, and chances are she spins or weaves on it! Stephanie returned to Schacht in 2020 (after a few years away) as a Sales Specialist.