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Learn about the properties of wool and how to drop spindle.

Start your spinning journey with Lorna Ash of Shades of Ewe Fibreworks. A fun and popular workshop.

Learn about the properties of wool and how to drop spindle.
Learn about the properties of wool and how to drop spindle.

Time & Location

Jul 05, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sisterhood Truro, 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS (2nd floor, My Home Mercantile)

About The Event

Join spinner & fibre artist Lorna Ash of Shades of Ewe Fibreworks for an exploration of the craft of hand spinning using a drop spindle. You will learn essential spinning basics like fibre selection, drafting & plying, so you can gain the skills to make yarns you love.

You will learn;

  • Spinning vocabulary
  • How to spin singles on a top-whorl drop spindle
  • About the properties of wool
  • About different fibre preparations and how those differences affect your spinning and your projects
  • How to ply and finish your yarn
  • How use your yarn in your projects

Skill Level: No experience necessary

All materials provided including a drop spindle to use for the class.

Questions?  faith@sisterhoodfibres.com

IMPORTANT TO NOTE:  This workshop is in our Truro Location.  There are stairs

Tickets

  • Drop Spindle Workshop

    All materials provided including a drop spindle and fibre.

    $85.00
    Tax: +$12.75 HST

Total

$0.00

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