Donna Kay Sheep to Skein Spinning (8/1)
Total Qty Available : 13
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Saturday Aug 1, 2020 10:00AM - 4pm
Would you like to try your hand at choosing and preparing fleeces for your spinning but do not know where to start? This class is for anyone who would like to experience the when, why and how of preparing wool from different breed types for spinning. Try your hand at flick carding, hand carding and combing. Discover which methods yield the best results for each type of wool and the yarn you want to spin from it. You will be preparing and spinning washed fleece from several different breeds. Choosing, skirting and washing fleeces will be covered.
Skill Level: Open to all who can spin a continuous yarn on a spindle or wheel and love working with wool!
Materials: Any wool preparation tools you have (flick carders, handcards, combs). Spinning wheel (or spindle) in good working order, niddynoddy, note taking materials.
We have 2 spinning wheels available for rental for $25, please call the shop to reserve.
Provided: All fleece, handouts, tools to share, labeling and bagging materials for samples.
in our store, including our floor looms.