INTRODUCTION TO DROP SPINNING
Learn to make your own yarn using simple tools, for inspiring results! Master the art of drafting, spinning and plying and compelte the process from fibre to finished yarn.
Jacqui will show you how to prepare fibre by pre-drafting and how to spin singles and create a 2 ply yarn. Working with commercially prepared tops, you can begin the process of learning how to create your own yarns. In you class pack, as well as fibres to spin with you will also receive a student spindle.
You are welcome to bring your own spindling tools should you already have fallen for the temptations of some of the many beautiful spindles available to today’s spinner. During the class Jacqui will share not only the methods of spinning simple yarns but will also give you an introduction to other fibre sources and tools, such as fleece and carding, to name just two.
Skill Level: Suitable for beginners
Materials Required: None
Workshop Duration: 3 hours
Date / Time: Sunday 4th August 2019, 1.30pm to 4.30pm
Price: £57.50 Workshop + Sunday Entry / £63.00 Workshop + Weekend Entry / £50.00 Additional Workshop (only valid if purchased AFTER purchasing a different Workshop + Entry ticket)