#100 Julie Benac – Spinning Easy & Elegant Artisan Yarns Full day Wednesday 9am-4pm
#100 Julie Benac – Spinning Easy & Elegant Artisan Yarns Full day Wednesday $100
Skill level: Should be able to spin a consistent single yarn and know how to adjust wheel.
Workshop Description: Have you been curious about spinning art yarns? If you can spin a simple single, you can spin some of the most beautiful yarns! We’ll learn various singles techniques, including core spinning, the most versatile of them all. We will learn about thick and thin spinning, plying, using mulberry silk lap in art yarns, as well as spinning special effects with long, curly Teeswater or Wensleydale locks. Plus we will spin mohair and other curly breeds from the lock, and we’ll learn how to add fun inclusions into your yarns. Join us and start spinning up beautiful, unique yarns for weaving, knitting and even couching and trim.
Students should bring: Spinning wheel, empty bobbins, yarn swift (if possible), any fiber you’d like to play with.
Homework: If you are bringing fiber from home make sure it is clean.
Material fee: $15 fiber provided in a kit..
Class Limit: 12