Beginning Handspinning Intensive. Sunday, March 19, 2017. 1-6 PM. $95.00 includes fiber and drop spindle. With Dayna Mankowski and Mary Crosby . $25.00 deposit holds your space. Maximum- 5 students.
If you would like to learn how to create unique yarn for your knitting or fiber projects, this class is for you. This workshop will teach: why wool spins into yarn, how to prepare wool for spinning, how to spin on a drop spindle and a spinning wheel. Many types of wheels are available to try, and you will learn which type is right for you
Part 1: Will teach the basics of fiber preparation, drafting and spinning on a drop spindle
Part 2: will teach basic spinning on a spinning wheel, the types of spinning wheel (Scotch tension vs Irish tension, Single vs Double treadle, etc). If you have your own wheel, please bring it.