WORKSHOPS: Thurs., Oct. 13 - Sun., Oct. 16, 2022

 

Workshop Registration is OPEN!!

 

 

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Workshop Info

Date: Friday, October 14, 2022
Time:9:00 - 4:00
Category:Spinning
Instructor:Alanna Wilcox
Spinning Colors

Color can be an inspiring and intimidating force when creating your own yarns. This workshop will focus on how the color choices a spinner makes prior to sitting at the wheel influence the final outcome of color in their projects. It will help you as a fiber artist achieve the color combinations you want rather than making mud. Fiber preparation choices will be discussed and then techniques for spinning color will be the main focus.

We will cover 8+ different ways a spinner can create variations of the same color, and 2-3 of those yarns will involve carding. 

Skill Level Required:  Intermediate - spinning a continuous yarn and basic plying (2 ply yarn)

Homework: N/A

Please email instructor with questions about workshop content:  alanna7181@hotmail.com

 Note:  Images are a representation of the workshop project.  

 

Materials Info

There is a material fee of $18 which is included in the registration fee.  

It includes: Spinning fiber and handouts.

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 12
Workshop Fee $145.00


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Mastering Consistency in Handspinning - SOLD OUT Spinning 10/13/2022 9:00 - 4:00 145.00 MORE INFO
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