BEGINNING SPINNING. Spinning is very popular--particularly for knitters. Learn step-by-step how to spin wool on a spinning wheel. An overview of fiber preparation, drop spindle spinning, and yarn finishing will also be given as well as the differences in wheel styles-- why not try various wheels? By the end of the day you will ply the yarn you have spun--your first skein of plied yarn! Let our classes take the mystery out of spinning for you. No materials required.
S15--Sept. 7 (Sat.), 10-4:30 p.m. 1 day Danielle Yakle $47.50 Sign up now!
S12--Sept. 15 (Sun.), 10-4:30 p.m.1 day Cindy Hornberger $47.50 Sign up now!
S11--Nov. 2 (Sat.), 10-4:30 p.m. 1 day Dana Roos $47.50 THIS CLASS IS FULL.
S13--Nov. 30 (Sat.), 10-4:30 p.m. 1 day Danielle Yakle $47.50 THIS CLASS IS FULL
MORE SPINNING. This class is designed as a follow-up course for spinners who have had the basic beginning course and would enjoy spending more time practicing spinning and learning various plying techniques using different fibers. Bring your favorite wheel, or use one of ours. Become a confident spinner! Materials included in class fee. By Cindy Hornberger.
S24--Nov. 16 (Sat.), 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 1 day $45.00 Sign up now!
THE ART OF PLYING. An important skill beyond basic spinning is creating balanced multi-plied yarns. In this class, Cindy will explain the basic concepts and skills of plying, including Navajo 3-ply, and then build upon these basic skills to create fun textured yarns. Yarn creations will include corespinning, tailspun mohair, and various techniques to create textured yarns. Students should be comfortable spinners. This will be a creative and fun-filled day! By Cindy Hornberger.
S25--Nov. 16 (Sat.), 1:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 1 day $45.00 Sign up now!
We do not accept enrollments for anyone under age 16 without permission from the instructor. Please call us at 785-842-4333 if you have questions.