SpinPossible: Tweed Effects using Silk
Description: Tweed yarns are great fun to spin! Tweed yarns typically have inclusions which add color or textural elements to a plied yarn, and a great way to add a tweedy effect to your yarn is to use silk! This class will explore getting tweed-like effects using various preparations of silk, including silk top, silk hankies, and silk noil in both preparation and ply.
Required Skills: Successful students will have a good working relationship with their spinning wheels, be able to spin a consistent single, and have experience plying and finishing yarn.
Instructor: Michael Kelson
Supplies Student Should Bring to Class: A spinning wheel in good working condition with extra bobbins, notebook, and a lazy kate. Hand cards are highly recommended.
Supplies Provided by Instructor: Fiber provided to learn techniques
Day/Time: Saturday, Oct 19, 2:00 - 5:00
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.