Spindle Spinning Class
Ever wanted to learn how to make yarn by hand? In this class you will learn the time honoured tradition of spindling. We will be using a top whorl spindle to learn how to create your own leader, manage twist, understand the drafting zone and draft continuously, build a cop and prepare your spun singles for plying. We will also discuss spindle types, fibre preparations, and finishing techniques. Perfect for beginners.
Date: May 2 1:00-4:00pm
Materials: Approximately 100g/4oz of spinning fibre (Corriedale, Romney, Cheviot, Shetland recommended)