DVD Andean Spinning

DVD Andean Spinning

Andean Spinning with Nilda Callanaupa Alvarez DVD

Learn how to spin in a whole new way with this spinning workshop video. Whether you are brand new to spinning or are a seasoned student, there is something engaging and appealing for everyone.

Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez, a native of Peru, has become known in her own country and throughout the world as a champion for traditional Andean textiles.

With the simplest of tools, Andean spinners create yarn for their exquisite knitted and woven textiles with awe-inspiring skill and speed.

In this spinning video, Nilda introduces us to the spinning techniques and traditions of the Andes, from fiber preparation to finishing.

You’ll learn about:

Traditional Andean drop spindles

Preparation of wool and alpaca fibers for spinning

The Andean double-drafting technique for both drop spinning and support spinning

Three ways to ply spindle-spun yarn

Yarn preparation for knitting and weaving

As she demonstrates, Nilda talks with Interweave founder Linda Ligon about the textile traditions, customs, and beliefs of her native Peru.

Celebrate this rich and living heritage by joining Nilda and Linda to spin and chat as Andean women have done for thousands of years.

You will love this video if:

You want to learn new spinning techniques steeped in ethnic tradition

You are curious about spinning traditions from around the world

You enjoy learning about different cultures through their textiles

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the world of Andean spinning! Dive into new spinning realms and learn something new along the way! 

ISBN 13: 9781620334331
Runtime: 90 Minutes
Publisher: Interweave Press, August 2013


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Price per Unit (piece): $27.95

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