Intro to Spinning



Description: Learn to spin your own yarn on a drop spindle.  This class is for all beginners who want to learn what making your own yarn is all about. Learn how to spin both worsted and woolen weight yarn, how to ply your yarn, and what to do when your yarn breaks. Class includes a spinning wheel demonstration. Techniques covered include: tying a leader, drafting, spinning worsted and woolen yarn, what to do when yarn breaks, how to ply and how to set the ply.

Dates:
Saturday, September 30 from 10am to 12pm
Saturday, October 14 from 10am to 12pm

Materials: 
(Will be included in class cost)
- Drop spindle
- Roving

Cost: $80 for 2 sessions (2 two-hour sessions)
- Session 1 (Sept 30th): Covers history of spinning, how to make and attach a leader, drafting and loading the spindle
- Session 2 (Oct 14th): Ply and set yarn, talk about different types of fiber and their preparation, and a spinning wheel demonstration    



Please note this workshop is for adults only (ages 13 and up).

Students receive a 10% discount on materials they purchase for their class from The Knitting Tree, L.A.
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We do require a 72-hour advance notice for cancellations. No refunds, partial or full, will be given for cancellations made less than 72 hours prior to the start of the event.
Skill Level:
Beginner
Instructor:
Andy M.

Intro to Spinning

Cost:
$ 80.00
Sat, Sep 30, 2017 at 10:00 am to Noon
Sat, Oct 14, 2017 at 10:00 am to Noon
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