SpinPossible: Drafting Techniques
Instructor: Michael Kelson
Students should have a good working relationship with their wheel and be able to spin a stable, consistent single. (Note: This is NOT a beginning class.)
Break out of spinning your default yarn! As we learn to spin, we often fall into spinning our “default” yarn over and over. This class will help spinners build new skills by exploring different drafting techniques (e.g. worsted, semi-woolen, from the fold, longdraw) and will discuss how spinners might evaluate the best combinations of fiber and draft to get the perfect yarn for their project. We will discuss techniques for improving consistency and evaluating twist for singles and ply.
Supplies Student Should Bring to Class: Wheel in good working order. Extra bobbins. Lazy Kate.
Supplies Provided by Instructor: All fiber and samples will be provided.
Time: 9:30 am to 12:30
$80 (includes $15 materials fee)