Spinning a Coiled Beehive Yarn
If you’ve ever stopped by the Fleebers Farm booth at our show, you will have noticed the exquisite beehive yarns offered by Allison Harding. Here is your chance to learn the technique that won Best in Show 2016 at Okanogan Fiber Fest! Allison will teach you the hows and whys of spinning the components and how to ply a stable coiled beehive yarn. Fiber choice, finishing technique, and ideas for usage will be discussed.
Instructor: Allison Harding
Required Skills: Ability to spin a single and 2-ply
Supplies Student Should Bring to Class: Spinning wheel with large orifice (you do not need a bulky spinner, but your beehive size needs to fit through the orifice of your wheel,) 3 bobbins, lazy kate, any tools needed for your wheel (oil, orifice hook, drive band material, etc.).
Supplies Provided by Instructor: 4 oz. hand-dyed wool, detailed reference handout to take home.
Day/Time: Saturday, Oct. 20, 9:30 - 12:30
Sale Price: $70 (includes $15 materials fee) - for registration received no later than August 31.
Regular Price: $80 (includes $15 materials fee) - for registration received Sept. 1 or later.