Introduction to Spinning Saturdays from September
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The course includes the use of a Guild wheel in class and to take home for the duration of the course. You may bring your own wheel.
No spinning experience required. Our skilled teacher Phoebe Garrett will guide you in understanding fleece and using a spinning wheel.
Course cost includes initial materials.
Enjoy the satisfaction of producing unique yarn for knitting or weaving projects!
5 classes commencing on
Saturday 30th September 2023 9am to 12noon
Saturday 7th October 2023 9am to 12noon
Saturday 14th October 2023 9am to 12noon
Saturday 28th October 2023 9am to 12noon
Saturday 4th November 2023 9am to 12noon
Wheel return by 18th November
Fleece suitability and preparation
Spin an even yarn and ply a balanced yarn
Skeining and dyeing
Blending fleeces eg. mohair, alpaca &/or silk
Click here to join the Guild $75 full payment or concession $65. Membership is for one year. No joining fees and membership gives you access to all the Guild's amenities including our library of over 3000 books, DVD's and magazines, our special interest groups, craft supply and gallery our fortnightly newsletters and our once-a-month magazine E treadles.
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
What to bring
- The course includes the hire of a Guild wheel to take home for the duration of the course course. You may bring your own wheel.
What to wear
Casual and comfortable
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!
Handweavers & Spinners Guild of Victoria has an average rating of 4.9 for their other classes.See other reviews
Cancellations & Refunds
You are entitled to a full refund.
You’re welcome to send someone in your place.
- A refund can be requested 7 days before class starts. Free of charge.
- A transfer can be requested 7 days before the class starts. Free of charge.
No changes will be allowed after these times.
We recommend the refund upgrade option upon checkout in case you’re not able to attend the class. Learn more about refund upgrade option.