#104 Spinning with Silk Hankies by Amy Tyler, Wednesday 9 am to 4 pm
#104 Amy Tyler – Spinning with Silk Hankies
Skill level: Intermediate spinning skills
Workshop Description: Silk hankies are a “mawata” silk that consist of very thin layers of silk squares. We will learn strategies for preparing these hankies for spinning, and then we will spin them using various strategies, including chain plying. We will cover strategies for making your hands smooth to minimize snagging of silk on your hands, and various uses of silk hankies and yarns spun from them.
Participants should bring: a spinning wheel in good working order, 3 bobbins, lazy kate
Material Fee: $20 Samples for examination, fibers for spinning, notebook with handouts, sundry supplies
Class Limit: 12