WORKSHOPS: Thurs., Oct. 17 - Sun., Oct. 20, 2024


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Workshop Info

Date: Saturday, October 19, 2024
Time:10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Instructor:Alanna Wilcox

Step into a world of playful color exploration with Alanna Wilcox in her "Spinning With Color In Mind" workshop. Perfect for anyone who's ever felt hesitant about diving into color with their hand spinning, this workshop replaces worry with wonder. Alanna will guide you through how to think about working with color so you can confidently embrace and learn from each creative choice you make in the process. Whether it's about avoiding the 'mud' or achieving the perfect hue, you're in for an enlightening journey.

In this hands-on class you'll delve into various fiber preparation and spinning techniques and discover over eight unique methods to spin a single color, including some fun with carding. Get ready to transform your color apprehension into creative expression, and leave not just with new skills, but a renewed sense of joy in your yarn spinning adventures.


PREREQUISITEParticipant must be able to spin a continuous yarn and familiar with basic plying (2 ply yarn)



NOTE: Images are a representation of the workshop project. 



Materials Info

MATERIAL FEE:  A material fee of $18 will be invoiced by the instructor prior to the workshop via PayPal or Venmo.  It includes:  handouts and fiber for spinning

STUDENTS MUST BRING:  Yarn making tool: (working spinning wheel, electric spinner, or drop spindle if a fast drop spindler) Spinning wheel oil (for spinning wheels and electric spinners) Lazy kate (tensioned is preferred) 4-5 empty bobbins with leader, hand carders (strongly encouraged to bring your own to save class time, otherwise participant can borrow instructors)

We also suggest bringing a battery operated light should you need additional lighting.


Seats Remaining 9
Workshop Fee $135.00



Other Workshops Available By Alanna Wilcox
Workshop Name Category Date Time Fee  
BEGINNING SPINNING - 2 DAY (THURS/FRI) Spinning 10/17/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 250.00 MORE INFO
SPINNING WITH COLOR IN MIND Spinning 10/19/2024 10:00 am - 5:00 pm 135.00 MORE INFO

Next Fest: October 19-20, 2024