Make your own yarn using the ancient craft of spinning using drop spindle and spinning wheel.
The workshop includes how to:
- sort a fleece
- card fleece into rolags ready for spinning
- compare different fibres and fleeces
- examine and use a variety of spinning equipment
- spin using both a drop spindle and a spinning wheel
This workshop aims to teach you the basics of spinning in the hope that you will gain the basic knowledge and confidence to spin your own yarn at home. This workshop is suitable for beginners. Materials and equipment are provided.