Yarn Tool Videos

Check out Jenkins Woodworking YouTube channel for basic instructional videos:

Making a Leader
An easy, no extra yarn needed way to begin spinning with your fiber.

Half Hitch
Making and removing the half hitch used with a Turkish Spindle.

The Wind On
One easy way to wind evenly onto a Turkish Spindle.

Winding an Aegean Spindle
A faster wind-on for the flatter armed Aegean spindle.

Chain-Ply on the Fly
Want to handle your fiber only one time in the spinning process? Then ply as you spin your singles! When you’ve finished spinning your singles you have a tidy 3-ply yarn all ready to be used.

Stranded Silk Spinning
Spin a strand of silk along with your singles to make a strong, durable yarn.

Spinning with a Great Wheel
A video taken by a tourist during the Silver Falls State Park Historic Days of Wanda spinning on a Great Wheel.

Also on the Jenkins Woodworking Channel are videos of:
Ed turning a 2mm knitting needle on his lathe
Ed carving the head of a large crochet hook
Set-up and start of making hairpin lace using a Jenkins Loom
Using copper wire for a hairpin lace bracelet.