Have a spinning wheel and want to explore new techniques or refine your skills? Â Join Venessa Bentley for spinning lessons this spring and spend an evening a week making great yarn!
Session 1: Â April 17, 24, May 1 and 8
Learn how to adjust your wheel to get the yarn you want
Carding and combing
Preparation, drafting, spinning and plying
Short draw, long draw and spinning from the fold
Session 2: Â May 29, June 5, 12 and 19
Spinning for knitting--lace, bulky, smooth, slubby, lofty or firm
Sheep breeds, wool characteristics and the yarns they are best suited to
What about those other animals--spinning exotic fibres
Blends that work well together
$110 per session plus materials
Day and Time:
Saturday evenings, 6:30 to 9 pm
Fibre, wheel, accessories and a binder for weekly notes.
Call or stop by the shop to register.