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

 

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Workshop Info

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Time:9:00 - 4:00
Category:Fiber
Instructor:Robin Russo
Yarn & Fiber Characteristics

This hands-on class will help participants to understand how the properties of fiber become the properties of yarn and how those properties affect the products we make, whether we spin, knit, weave or felt. We will first explore the world of fibers: where they come from and how they grow and then handle the fibers and examine their characteristics under magnification. Finally, we will dissect yarns to see how fiber, twist and ply affect the look, feel and durability of the products we ultimately knit, or weave.  

This is a "fiber" education class geared toward spinners, knitters, felters and weavers. It is not a spinning, knitting or weaving class.

Prerequisites: Beginner - No specific skills are needed for this class.

Email robinhrusso@gmail.com with questions regarding class content.

Materials Info

There is a $25 material fee included in the price of registration.  It includes:  A notebook with written literature , samples of fibers and yarns to dissect. The fee also includes the use of my magnification devices for the day.

Seats Remaining 20
Workshop Fee $120.00


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Other Workshops Available By Robin Russo
Workshop Name Category Date Time Fee  
Mohair and More Spinning 10/18/2019 9:00 - 4:00 135.00 MORE INFO
Yarn & Fiber Characteristics Fiber 10/17/2019 9:00 - 4:00 120.00 MORE INFO

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