#110 SPINNING ALPACAS & LLAMAS by PATSY ZAWISTOSKI WED 9AM TO 4PM
110 PATSY ZAWISTOSKI SPINNING ALPACAS & LLAMAS
Workshop Description: What’s an elegant regal fiber? Royal alpaca! A fine smooth fiber, available in a multitude of colors from huacaya and suri. What is light weight, warm, strong? Loveable llama! also available in multiple colors. This friendly, strong, brother-like animal carries the heaviest loads. Both fibers are available to spinners as fleece, roving, and combed top. These spin into great weaving and lace knitting yarns. Learn various preparation methods, spinning techniques, record keeping tips, plus start your notebook with Patsy’s worksheets.
Participants should bring: A good working wheel, Lazy kate and 3 bobbins (very important), Hand carders, hand combs, blending boards (optional), About a dozen 3X5 lined file cards and sandwich baggies, Scissors, stapler or hole punch or tape for attaching sample yarns and fibers,
Hand towel, Also bring oil, screwdriver, and other tools for your wheel
Material fee: $20, includes: Alpaca and Llama fibers, booklets, worksheets and misc.
Class Limit: 12