Spinning Cotton on the Charkha with Eileen Hallman DVD


A must for beginners as well as seasoned spinners!

Clear and easy instructions for the beginners to get started smoothly and start spinning their first yarn! And , this video also demonstrates some innovative spinning techniques that many spinning teachers might find useful!

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▪ Visual instructions in Basic Techniques and Charkha Proficiency sections.
▪ Part I covers Charkha assembly , safety tips, basic spinning techniques, potential problems and their solutions, techniques for winding on, storing spindles in the middle of a project, setting up and using Charkha and skeiner.
▪ Part II covers starting a new spindle without a leader, variety of speed spinning techniques, tools and techniques to measure yarn diameter, twist angle and yarn count.
▪ Eileen has developed a great angle guage to help you get consistent results time after time and she also shows you how to make an efficient guage to count wraps per inch.

Additional information

Weight 0.2 kg

Black Mountain, USA

Seller Info

New world Textiles, USA

Eileen Hallman, the owner of New World Textiles, LLC, is a cotton specialist. She is a master in cotton spinning, weaving and dyeing it with natural dyes. All this rich experience and the acquired skills over the period of time are shared to the enthusiasts internationally through teaching. Eileen has mastered the hand spinning on Charkha, have created various tools for making hand spinning simpler and have found innovative solutions to the difficulties that a beginner comes across while learning the craft of spinning on the Charkha. Her engineering background surfaces in the development of tools, techniques and the products created.