Let’s Spin Yarns for Florida!

Skill Level

Intermediate to Advanced

Required Skills:

  • Must be able to spin a continuous thread

Class Length

  • 2.5 Days
  • Friday: 9 am to 12 pm; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Saturday: 9 am to 12 pm; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Sunday: 9 am to 12 pm

Description

Florida is hot and not conducive to woolen yarns for most of the year. But there are so many other exciting non-wool fibers to spin! In this class, the students will explore spinning plant-based fibers such as bamboo, Tencel, hemp, flax, cotton, as well as silk and faux cashmere. We will discuss the best uses of these different fibers and learn tricks to make the spinning experience a happy one.

Fees

Registration Fee $450 for members, $525 for all others
Materials Fee $30

Materials Fee includes: fibers for spinning, instructional materials

Students to Bring

  • A spinning wheel in good working condition
  • Extra bobbins
  • Niddy Noddy
  • Other Spinning tools as desired

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