#231 SPINNING HANDPAINTED LOCKS by CAROL DENSMORE THURS 1PM TO 4PM
231 CAROL DENSMORE SPINNING HANDPAINTED LOCKS
Workshop Description: A colorful class filled with beautiful dyed locks. You will learn how to spin long hand painted locks into textured yarns. We will prep locks in different ways focusing on spinning for color, core spinning, and tail spinning. You’ll learn what goes into the prep, set up and spinning of these three yarns. You’ll spin Mohair, Teeswater, Border Leicester, Bluefaced Leicester, Lincoln Longwool and properly a few others. At the end of the workshop you’ll be on your way to creating your own unique yarn.
Participants should bring: need to be comfortable with drafting and plying. Bring a wheel with an orifice as large as possible that’s able to handle bulky textures preferable with a hookless flyer, 3 bobbins, lazy kate and your normal spinning supplies
Material fee: $25, includes: handouts, hand painted locks, and other spinning materials
Class Limit: 10