In the Spinning Slipper Fibers Workshop, we spin the slippery stuff -- fibers without wool scales to help them hold together. Join me to explore some really "out there" spinning fibers ... with a life vest on!
There are a whole bunch of fibers we might play with ~~ silk, bamboo, mohair, llama and more! Feel free to bring your own slippery fibers for advice, too!
Taught next: Monday, April 28th, 10:30-12:00 at A Dropped Stitch in Sequim, WA. $20 for class and materials. Call the shop at (360)683-1410 to reserve a spot.
Participant level: ability to spin a steady single and balanced ply (with wool).
Participants need to bring: wheel, 3 empty bobbins, lazy kate, scissors, pencil/pen, paper for notes.
Topics covered include
- It's the twist
- Teach your wheel, teach your hands
- Checking for drift
- Plying techniques
See you there!