Spinning Hemp Fibers
Description: Hemp is “mother nature’s” plant. Throughout history, it has been a very important fiber for many reasons. What happened to industrial hemp and is it coming back? Spinning this fiber is easy and it has so many uses. Students will be spinning several different preparations of the hemp fiber and we will be plying and learning how to care for the yarn and projects made from hemp.
Required Skills: Beginning/intermediate spinners: Students must be familiar with their wheel.
Instructor: Joan Ruane
Supplies Student Should Bring to Class: Working wheel with a ratio of about 10/1 (no bulk spinners,) small niddy noddy, 3 empty bobbins, a lazy kate, label, pen, and scissors.
Supplies Provided by Instructor: Hemp fiber for class use, and handouts with hemp information & spinning instructions.
Day/Time: Sunday, Oct 20, 1:00 - 4:00
Sale Price: $63 (includes $8 materials fee) - for registration received no later than August 31.
Regular Price: $73 (includes $8 materials fee) - for registration received Sept 1 or later.