Twisted Together: Crepe, Cables, and the Endless Possibilities of Layered Plying


Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 11/29/22. An optional materials fee of $30 will be collected during class.

An in-person class with Esther Rodgers

Mar 4, 2:00-5:00pm

Explore the exciting structure of crepe and cable yarns! We will start with traditional spin and ply structures, then mix and match them in different ways to create a variety of yarns with their own textures.

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Are you ready to go beyond the 2-ply? Want to add interest and dimension to your hand-spun yarn? Looking for a great way to bust through your stash? This class is great for all spinners — from ultra-textured art-yarn spinners, to the most traditional lace-weight spinners!! We’ll explore the exciting structure of crepe and cable yarns. First we will spin and ply the traditional structures, then create samples that mix and match the different ways of plying to create new textures.

Special skills or knowledge needed to take this class
Students should be able to spin and ply comfortably on a wheel.

An optional $30 kit fee will be collected by your instructor during class. Correct change is appreciated.
The kit includes these optional materials: 6 ounces hand-dyed top and plying yarn.

Supply list
• Yarn spun for pre-class work (instructions in homework)
• Optional Materials (kit)
• Yarn spun for pre-class work (instructions in homework)
• 4 ounces of hand-dyed top
• 2 ounces solid top

Required equipment
• Spinning wheel
• Bobbins
• Lazy Kate
• Niddy noddy

Limited pre-class work required.

Additional information

Skill Level

Main Technique


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Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Dayna M.
Boost your creativity!

Wow! Esther has so much information and provides hands on learning on how to make and use so many different plys to your yarn. She is an encouraging and knowledgeable teacher. Take the class!