Drop Spindle Spinning

Date/Time
Date(s) - Sat, November 4, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location
Over The Rainbow Yarn


 

Spinning is one of those soothing, meditative, rhythmic activities that bring us joy and comfort in life. If you’ve ever wanted to hand-spin your own yarn, drop spindles have the advantages of being small, portable, and inexpensive.

In this class, we’ll learn to use a drop spindle to spin and ply yarn from wool roving. We’ll practice drafting the wool, introducing twist with a gentle spin, winding your yarn around the shaft of the drop spindle, and joining new pieces of fiber. We’ll work on getting into the rhythm of fluidly moving from one step to the next. Finally, we’ll talk about plying your singles with a reverse twist.

After taking this class, you’ll be able to knit with your very own one-of-a-kind hand-spun yarn!


Materials:

  • Drop Spindle (Available at Over the Rainbow Yarn)
  • Wool Roving (Available at Over the Rainbow Yarn)

Prerequisites:

  • No experience required

Cost:

  • $25

Note: When you register for this class online, we will reserve a spot for you. You may pay in-store on the day of class or earlier.

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