Now is your opportunity to learn how to spin; to turn sheep’s wool into a yarn.
Spinning is all about practice, once you have learned the technique you are on your way to producing that first hat, scarf or jumper.
Come along and learn to process and spin wool fibre into a yarn. We will discuss fleece and fibre preparation, learn carding and then spin your own unique yarn. This class will give you an introduction to spinning. An ideal way to have a go and to see if you enjoy the craft. All materials included.
A follow up class to practice your spinning and learn more about worsted spinning, spinning with tops, fibre blending, plying and finishing your yarn.
This is the oldest and simplest method of making a yarn/thread. The class will cover carding, spinning and plying on the spindle.