Do you love the look and feel of creative yarns and want to learn how to make it yourself? In this 1 day workshop you will learn to hand spin your own unique yarn. Spinning yarn is both a mindful craft and a creative skill that is wonderfully tactile and expressive. In this beginner class, you will learn the art of spinning a singles yarn using a drop spindle, explore a variety of wool, plant, upclycled and man-made fibres available, and gain a deeper understanding of how yarn is spun and plied by hand. This is a practical hands-on class in which you will take home your very own personalised yarn. Michelle will teach you wool and fibre characteristics, to draft, twist, spin and ply yarn using a few of her favourite methods. Yarn finishing process will be shown so you can start using your handspun yarn in your fave projects right away!
- All materials including fibre pack will be supplied by the tutor on the day. Additional materials will be available from tutor if required.
- a spindle will be provided for you to use on the day and you can purchase this spindle at the end of the day for a student special price of $20 to be paid to the tutor on the day.
WHAT TO BRING-
- the fibre kit fee is $30, included in the price below.
TUTOR Michelle Snowdon
VENUE 12 Argyle place, Millers Point Sydney 2000
DATE 29th June
TIME 10.00am - 4.30pm
COST $130 incl materials