Beginning Spinning

Class Description: 
Do you ever wonder how yarn is made? Twist the fibers and you will make yarn. Guaranteed! Learn the basics of a spinning wheel, (double treadle Lendrum spinning wheels are used),Julie has been a Lendrum dealer since 1996.  Learn how to draft the fibers and allow the twisted fibers to slide through your fingers onto the spool. Learn how to change spools, spin more fiber onto a second spool and then ply the two spools of singles together. You will make yarn right before your eyes. You will learn how to measure your finished yarn on a Niddy Noddy. Take home your first homespun skein of yarn and enjoy. Breaks and refreshments will be included. All you need to bring is patience and a smile.
3+ hours
$75.00 per student

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