Advanced-beginner spinning


Now that your spinning skills are beyond the beginning stage you might be curious if you can spin yarn for a specific project. This workshop will focus on picking a project and how to spin the desired yarn for it. Fiber choices will be analyzed, drafting, spinning, and plying techniques will also be discussed to help you achieve the yarn you want. How to calculate the amount of fiber needed will also be addressed.

What you need to know before taking the workshop:

  • how to spin a continuous yarn on a wheel

You'll leaving know how to:

    • spin yarn more consistently
    • get a balanced yarn when plying
    • what ratios are and how they influence your spinning
    • approach different fiber preparations and wheel maintenance tips to help make the spinning process more enjoyable

    full day but can be lengthened to 2 days

    Length of workshop: