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Ontario Handspinning Seminar

Brooke Ali

Spin a Connected Scarf

This handspun scarf is simple to create but looks complex. It wraps comfortingly around your neck, then connects with woven bands of stocking stitch over your chest, like wearing a hug.



Brooke Ali is a fibre artist and instructor in Toronto, Ontario. She has been doing fibre and textile crafts since she was 5 years old and her skills toolbox includes spinning, knitting, crochet, weaving, dyeing, sewing, and embroidery. She is a graduate of the OHS Handspinning program at Haliburton School of Art and Design. She teaches in-person classes around Toronto and online at You can check out what she’s working on through her blog:, her Facebook:, and her Instagram:

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