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Introduction to Spinning

Learning to Spinning, fleeces, spinning wheels,

Next Available: Sat, 13 Feb 2:00PM (AEDT)
3 hours x 5 Weeks
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No spinning experience required. Our skilled teacher Janet  will guide you in understanding fleece and using a spinning wheel. Course cost includes initial materials. You may bring your own wheel or have use of  a Guild wheel. in class and to take home for the duration of the course. 

Enjoy the satisfaction of producing unique yarn for knitting or weaving projects!

Commencing Saturday 13th February 2pm to 5pm then

  • Saturday 20th February 2pm to 5pm
  • Saturday 27th February 2pm to 5pm
  • Saturday 6th March 2pm to 5pm 
  • Saturday 13th March 2pm to 5pm

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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What you will learn
  • Fleece suitability and preparation
  • Wheel types and adjustments
  • Spinning an even yarn and plying a balanced yarn
What you will get
  • Course cost includes initial materials
  • Use of a spinning wheel in class and to take home for the duration of the course
  • Handweavers & Spinners Guild members are entitled to discounted places.

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

Casual and comfortable

Appropriate for

This is a beginners course no spinning experience required.

The Guild's aim is to bring together those who practise handweaving, spinning and allied crafts and to help and encourage them to increase their knowledge, understanding and skills by discussion, demonstration, exhibition, teaching and the provision of quality resource materials.

Our Guild rooms house an excellent library and craft supply, sell members work and host a wonderful range of interest groups, classes and workshops.

We have members and affiliated groups throughout the state.

Come and join us!

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Refund Policy

Cancellations and refunds

The Guild reserves the right to cancel classes due to insufficient numbers. If we cancel the workshop you will be notified and will be issued with a 100% refund.

If you decide to withdraw 7 or more days prior to the workshop/course date the Guild will retain a 10% administration fee.

If you decide to withdraw less than 7 days before the workshop/course date the Guild will retain 100% of your workshop fee.

No refunds for missed classes.

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