WORKSHOPS: Thurs., Oct. 17- Sun., Oct. 20, 2019


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Workshop Info

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Time:9:00 - 4:00
Instructor:Donna Kay
Sheep to Skein

This workshop is for the spinner who would to experience starting with washed fleece, preparing it and spinning it into a skein. We will evaluate the characteristics of 4 different wool types and examine the differences in crimp and lock structure. You will prepare, spin and ply your samples into a one of a kind skeins. There will be discussion of how to select, skirt and wash a fleece. You will leave the workshop comfortable working with fleece and an understanding of the process from beginning to end.

Prerequisites: Beginner - Must be able to spin a continuous yarn. No prior experience with wool preparation is necessary.

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Materials Info

There is a $20 material fee included in the price of registration.  It includes: 4+ oz of bagged and labeled washed fleece from 4 breeds. Handouts and folder.

Students must bringSpinning wheel in good working order, extra bobbins, lazy kate, niddy noddy, pen for notes. If you would like you can bring hand carders and a flick carder. I will have some to share.

Seats Remaining 15
Workshop Fee $135.00


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Other Workshops Available By Donna Kay
Workshop Name Category Date Time Fee  
Beginning Handspindle Spinning 10/19/2019 10:00 - 1:00 85.00 MORE INFO
Creative Carding Spinning 10/19/2019 2:00 - 5:00 85.00 MORE INFO
Fabulous Faroese Shawls Knitting 10/18/2019 1:00 - 4:00 85.00 MORE INFO
Latvian Mittens Knitting 10/20/2019 10:00 - 2:00 85.00 MORE INFO
Sheep to Skein Spinning 10/17/2019 9:00 - 4:00 135.00 MORE INFO
Tvåändsstickning (Twined Knitting) Knitting 10/18/2019 9:00 - 12:00 125.00 MORE INFO

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