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Beginning Spinning

  • 17 Sep 2021
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • 408 Depot St, Asheville, NC
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Have you ever wondered how yarn is made? Twist the fibers and you will make yarn. Guaranteed! Learn the basics of a spinning wheel, (double treadle Lendrum spinning wheels will be provided for you in class) Learn how to draft the fibers and allow the twisted fibers to slide through your fingers onto the spool. Learn how to change spools, spin more fiber onto a second spool and then ply the two spools of singles together. You will make yarn right before your eyes. You will learn how to measure your finished yarn on a Niddy Noddy. Take home your first homespun skien of yarn and enjoy. All you need to bring is patience and a smile


Level: Beginner
Instructor supplies: 2 ounces of Shetland wool, handout, use of wheel

Materials fee: $10 

Students should bring: nothing but a smile

Registration: Members $50, Non-members $60

Instructor: Julie Wilson

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Address:

408 Depot Street
Asheville, NC 28801



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