Beginning Spinning: Drop Spindle - Sunday, June 4, 12-2pm

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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, 1oz or more of wool fiber (available in shop), waste yarn. You may bring your own spindle, purchase from the shop, or classroom spindles are available for use.
Demonstrated supplies: lazy kate, niddy-noddy, different types of drop spindles

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