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Spinning 101

August 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until August 27, 2017

Instructor: Artemis

Learn to spin yarn on a drop spindle. Find out why hand spun yarn is so special and learn how to make your own yarn! Within two weeks you will be spinning and plying your own yarn on an ancient, yet portable form of spinning tool – the drop spindle. You will learn to make yarn suitable for knitting, crochet, weaving, or any fiber craft.

Two two-hour classes

Skills Learned:

  • drafting
  • plying
  • finishing the yarn
  • fibres and their properties


    • top whorl spindle (70mm 1.25 oz is recommended)
    • Clean wool spinning fibre (any sheep breed except Merino)

Optional Materials:

    • Respect the Spindle or Start Spinning
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