Spinning Fancy Yarns

Next course Friday 25th- Saturday 26th September 2020 Fully booked – new dates soon

£150 for 2 day course 9.30 -4pm each day

Lock spun yarn

 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

Please bring

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

  • Arrive 9.30 for introductions and welcome drink and biscuits
  • 12.30 lunch (Bring a packed lunch)
  • Course finishes 4.30pm

Wolf yarn

Additional fibre will be available to purchase – individually priced

Contact me for new dates – if two people wish to book I can arrange dates to suit you

Email beechwoodcraft@gmail.com

or call me 07850 716602

thanks Cath