Patsy Zawistoski

Are you ready for luxurious, elegant, and stunning, as descriptors for your handspun yarns? Patsy Z is an innovative international teacher and lecturer throughout the U.S., New Zealand, Canada, and Sydney, Australia. For more than 30 years, Patsy has created spinning and weaving classes and presented at large and small conferences.

Patsy’s goals include teaching students how to understand the mechanics of yarn structure affect their yarns using clear concise explanations. Loving all the fibers, she maintains a wide focus while spinning multiple-ply yarns for variety and exciting results. Her workshops are structured with yarn samples on pages that can be stored for future reference.

Over the past few years, she has added virtual instruction as an extension of in person classes. Supported by her husband’s camera work, she can show details and close-up techniques and create a personalized experience,

Patsy has produced a total of six full-length videos under two publishers: Victorian Video and Interweave Press. She also writes for various national and international magazines.