Spinning Classes

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

Cost: $50.00

Materials: Approximately 100g/4oz of spinning fibre (Corriedale, Romney, Cheviot, Shetland  recommended)