Spinning Fancy Yarns

9th-10th September 2021

New course will be launched soon Fancy yarns Two (wolf yarn, coils, beads, cable and crepe)

Contact me to prebook a place

£180 for 2 day course 9.30 -4pm each day

To be added to the waiting list or to arrange a new date Contact me, Email beechwoodcraft@gmail.com or call me 07850 716602


Spinning Fancy Yarn


Cheque payable to ‘Beechwood Crafts’                        Or BACS 09-01-29  38181995

Spiral ply yarn – locks and slubs

 Spinning fancy yarns

Suitable for spinners who know the basics

Day 1

Irregular preparation – blending and marl yarns

Irregular spinning – slubs, singles, core and lock spinning 

We will blend a variety of fibres and colours as preparation for our yarns

We will spin slubs (deliberately), lock spin, corespin and prepare more singles for our plying on day 2 

By the end of the day you will

  • Blended some fibres 
  • Spun them in different ways 
  • Spun some irregular yarns 

Day 2 Plying 

We will use our spinning on day one for plying. We will spiral ply, add binders to lock and corespun singles, make boucle and if time try a few other fun techniques.

by the end of the day you will

  • have had fun seeing how this yarns come together
  • plied a selection of fancy yarns 

Course includes

Tea and coffee, biscuits and cake

Fibre pack with a range of fibre and preparations for each day

Beechwood journal to record your spinning

Please bring

  • wheel if you have one,
  • lazy kate,
  • spare bobbins,
  • packed lunch

  • Arrive 9.30 for introductions and welcome drink and biscuits
  • 12.30 lunch (Bring a packed lunch)
  • Course finishes 4.00pm

Additional fibre will be available to purchase – individually priced

To be added to the waiting list or to arrange a new date Contact me,

Email beechwoodcraft@gmail.com

or call me 07850 716602

thanks Cath