Beginning Spinning: Drop Spindle - Saturday, February 11, 2-4pm

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Instructor: Becky Wagner
Level: Beginner
Max 4 students

Description: In this class, you will learn about different fiber preparations, types of wool, and why
understanding staple length is important to spinning yarn. You will learn how to create a leader to start
spinning, how to draft and add Z and S twist to fibers using the park and draft method of spinning.
Finally, you’ll learn Andean plying to create a sample 2-ply yarn. You will walk away from this class
understanding these concepts and equipped with the skills to practice spinning yarn.

Materials: Drop spindle (classroom spindles available for this class, or can be purchased from the shop),
1oz or more of medium wool fiber (also available in shop), waste yarn.

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