Jillian Moreno

Jillian Moreno is the author of the best-selling spinning book Yarnitecture: A Knitter’s Guide to Spinning: Building Exactly the Yarn You Want. She is passionate about exploring the structure of yarn, the joy of color, and using her discoveries in an intentional way in knitting, stitching and weaving. She enthusiastically encourages her students and readers to feel confidence and wonder making and using their handspun yarn. She regularly writes for PLY Magazine, Knitty, and Modern Daily Knitting. She has online classes on Craftsy and Long Thread Media. You can keep up with her fiber exploits at jillianmoreno.com

Classes

The Why of Ply: The Secret to Stitch Definition

The Why of Ply: The Secret to Stitch Definition

With Jillian Moreno Nov 6 1:00pm-3:10pm The right number of plies in a yarn can transform your knitting project. This class will teach you the how and why of ply and ensure you will choose the perfect ply for your every project.
Draft-O-Rama: Woolen, Worsted, Size and Consistency

Draft-O-Rama: Woolen, Worsted, Size and Consistency

With Jillian Moreno Nov 7 10:00am-12:10pm CST Learn the basics and beyond of woolen and worsted drafting and how it affects your yarn, and discover what role drafting plays in changing the size of your yarn and keeping your yarn consistent.
Secrets of Yarn Substitution

Secrets of Yarn Substitution

With Jillian Moreno Nov 7 1:00pm-3:10pm CST Substituting yarn is more than just getting the gauge to match. Learn the secrets of choosing a great yarn in this class.
Combo Ply and Combo Draft: A Color Explosion

Combo Ply and Combo Draft: A Color Explosion

With Jillian Moreno Nov 8 10:00am-12:10pm CST Combo Draft and Combo Ply are two easy-to-learn techniques that will transform how you think about spinning color. Try them and you'll never look at your stash the same way again!

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