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(210) Spinning Icelandic Wool

$100.00
Icelandic wool has a very distinctive history, look, and feel. This double coated sheep is a primitive breed. The people of Iceland  have made a concerted effort to preserve the original breed with re ...
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Icelandic wool has a very distinctive history, look, and feel. This double coated sheep is a primitive breed. The people of Iceland  have made a concerted effort to preserve the original breed with restrictive breeding laws.  There are techniques that will help you make the most of this valuable wool.  We’ll be spinning 3 styles of yarn, carding the 2 coats together for the thick Lopi-style yarn, combing for the long tog for smooth fine yarns, and carding the undercoat thel for soft yarns 

Workshop #: 210
Duration: Full Day Workshop 9am-4pm (with a one hour lunch break)
Day: Thursday All Day
Instructor: Patsy Zawistoski
Experience:  Experienced beginner or Intermediate, can spin and ply on their wheel
Material Fee: $15 fee covers:  Booklets, worksheets and all fibers for spinning
Supplies Students Need to Bring: a good working wheel – bobbin lead, or scotch brake recommended or a variety of spindles  Hand cards Hand combs, Scissors, six 3X5 file cards, a simple hole-punch for attaching sample fibers and blends to the worksheet, six small bags, a small towel, plus your usual tools: oil, screw driver, etc.