#332 CHARKAS AND COTTON by PATSY ZAWISTOSKI FRI 1PM TO 4PM
332 PATSY ZAWISTOSKI CHARKAS AND COTTON
EXPERIENCE: INTERMEDIATE SPINNER
Workshop Description: The charka is a very special, portable little wheel, perfect for learning the long draw. Charkas from India are book or briefcase size, used flat on a table, bench or floor. There are other charkas that stand vertical like a miniature great wheel. This class focuses on long draw techniques which are easier on a spindle point wheel (no flyer take-up). If you have a charka or can borrow one, come and be ready to amaze yourself.
Participants should bring: A working charka, Hand cards, Scissors, Hole punch and tape for attaching sample yarns and fibers, About six sandwich baggies and 3X5 file cards, A small towel,
Also bring oil, screwdriver, and other tools for your wheel, in case they are needed.
Material fee: $10, includes: cotton roving, Indian punis, puni sticks, booklets, worksheets, misc.
Class Limit: 12