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(130) Tweed: Blend and Spin

$50.00
Get involved in another part of the spinning process by blending your own Tweed batt! We will begin this workshop by introducing students to the drum carder by blending a batt to their optimal speckle ...
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Get involved in another part of the spinning process by blending your own Tweed batt! We will begin this workshop by introducing students to the drum carder by blending a batt to their optimal speckled preference and what materials work best to achieve a tweed effect. Students will then experiment with different gauges and plies to achieve their desired tweed result in their handspun yarn that can be archived in a provided sample book.

Workshop #: 130
Duration: Half Day PM Workshop 1pm-4pm
Day: Wednesday PM
Instructor: Emily Wohlscheid
Experience: Must be able to spin and ply on your wheel, no blending experience required
Material Fee: $20  Covers 4 oz of supplies including effect fibers, wool top, and dyed fleece, and sample making cards 
Supplies Students Need to Bring: a spinning wheel in good working order. Optional:  a drumcarder or a set of handcards if you own any, however, several carders will be available for student use.