Spinning Silk | Elizabeth Lovick | Skillshare
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9 Videos (40m)
    • Introduction to Spinning Silk

      1:43
    • Tussah Silk

      2:33
    • Spinning Tussah Silk

      4:59
    • Mulberry Silk, Hankies and Blends

      2:57
    • Spinning Mulberry Silk Brick

      2:47
    • Spinning Silk Ultrafine

      3:17
    • Spinning Silk Hankies

      6:22
    • Types of Silk 'Waste'

      4:18
    • Plying Silk to make Various Yarns

      11:13

About This Class

Silk is a wonderful fibre to spin, either alone or blended with other fibres.  It gives a yarn a wonderful shine and drape.

In this class we look at the different types of silk and how to spin them.

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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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