WS 774 Spinning for Lace
Fee $65 Spinning
Instructor: Shelia January
When: Sunday, Sep 24, 9:30-12:30pm
Skill Level: Able to spin a consistent singles yarn
If you’ve wanted to spin cobweb-weight lace yarn and have wondered if there are techniques that can help achieve this, then this class is for you. We’ll examine fiber choices, worsted vs. woolen spinning, plying structure, and wheel set-up and adjustment. Our sample fibers will include different preparations of wool, silk and blends as well as exotics. Students should bring a spinning wheel in good working order – If you have a Woolee Winder, please bring a standard flyer as well; at least 3-4 empty bobbins; lazy kate; knitting needles in size 5-6.