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7 Videos (24m)
    • Introduction to Long Draw

      1:49
    • Suitable Fibres for Spinning Long Draw

      3:45
    • Preparing Your Fibre

      1:58
    • The Theory and First Practice

      5:55
    • American Long Draw

      2:12
    • English Long Draw

      4:09
    • Final Thoughts

      4:13

About This Class

All you need to know to get you started on long draw!  It really isn't that frightening when you take it slowly.  We look at basic English and American long draw, but not the many variations of both!

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Good clear explanation and demonstration of both English and American long draw.
Well explained. I found the close ups of hand movements especially helpful.
Great class delivered at an appropriate pace. Covers the types of fibre preparation needed for longdraw and demonstrates how to do both US and UK longdraw. Very clear and helpful.

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Elizabeth Lovick

Knitting and Spinning Author and Teacher

I live and work on the small Orkney island of Flotta. I've been knitting, designing and writing since I was small and enjoy bringing traditional stitches to modern knitters. I have self-published several books, including Patterns for North Ronaldsay Yarn, The Gansey Workbook, The Fair Isle Workbook, Exploring Shawl Shapes and the Fine Spinning Workbook. I am the author of the best-selling 'The Magic of Shetland Lace Knitting' and 'Magical Shetland Shawls to Knit', published by Search Press i...

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