Learn to Spin! Drop Spindle

Starts: November 4, 2017 3:00 pm

3 Saturdays: 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Meets on:  November 4, November 11, November 18

Instructor: Diane Ivey

Level: Beginner; no experience required

Cost:$85 plus materials

Learn the meditative art of spinning using a spindle and make the yarn you want! The spindle is the most portable, versatile, and economical way to spin. In this class you will learn about the wonderful world of fiber, how to pick the right fiber for your project, and how to prepare the fiber for spinning. You will learn different spinning techniques to create the yarn you want from chunky to lace weight. You will learn to ply, finish your yarn, and pick the right project to use it in. In class, you will learn to use a top-whorl drop spindle, learn to make and use a bottom-whorl spindle, and the difference between the two.

Materials:

  • Top-Whorl Drop Spindle
  • 4 oz of roving