Beginner Resources

Resources for new spinners.

Books & Magazines

Respect the Spindle by Abby Franquemont
Start Spinning by Maggie Casey
The Intentional Spinner by Judith McKenzie McCuin
The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook by Deb Robson
Ply Magazine
Spin-Off Magazine


Luthvarian’s Online Tutorial – a refresher of what we covered in class

Craftsy – a membership site with access to a ton of digital classes on spinning, knitting, weaving, etc.

Online Communities

Twitch Creates Yarn Discord Community


Where’s the Wool?

Luthvarian Fiber Arts (Surprise!)
The Woolery
Paradise Fibers
Mohair & More
World of Wool (UK)

Local or Semi-Local to Kansas City

Ply Away
Knitting in the Heartland 
Yarn Barn (Lawrence)
Yarn Mercantile (Independence)
Fiber Guild of Greater Kansas City
Sunflower Knitters Guild
Wildflower Acres Fine Corriedale Fleeces (Fillmore, MO)
Breezy Ridge Alpacas (Kearney)
Parsons’ Prairie Farm (Kearney)