Introduction to Spinning - Short Course

What to Bring

  • You may bring your own wheel or use a Guild wheel.

What to Wear

  • Casual and comfortable

Appropriate For

  • No spinning experience is required

Introduction to Spinning - Short Course

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • May 6th, 13th, 27th and June 3rd
  • Duration: 4 hours per session with a half hour lunch break. 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM.

What You Will Learn

  • Fleece suitability and preparation
  • Wheel types and adjustments
  • Spinning an even yarn and plying a balanced yarn

What You Get

  • Course cost includes initial materials.
  • Handweavers & Spinners Guild members are entitled to discounted places.

Description

No spinning experience required. Our skilled teachers will guide you in understanding fleece and using a spinning wheel. Course cost includes initial materials. You may bring your own wheel or use a Guild wheel. Enjoy the satisfaction of producing unique yarn for knitting or weaving projects!

Course content:

  • Fleece suitability and preparation
  • Wheel types/adjustments
  • Spin an even yarn and ply a balanced yarn
  • Skeining and dyeing
  • Blending fleeces eg. mohair, alpaca &/or silk

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