Discover the purpose behind a spindle’s size, shape, and weight. Learn the ideal yarn diameter range for each weight spindle. Cynthia, a spindle maker, loves to share her passion for spindle spinning. Students learn how to pair fiber and spindle for a desired yarn This class covers spindles with a whorl and hook, including top, bottom, drop, and supported. Students will learn what the spindle contributes in spinning yarn and how to apply it to Turkish spindles and other styles. Techniques for successful spinning, including plying, will be presented.
Class is Friday, July 23, 2021 at 8:15AM EST
- Supplies are optional. Any spindle the student owns, fiber they have to spin, and or examples of yarns they would like to make.
There is homework for this class. Homework will be sent in an email along with class handouts.
No previous spinning experience required.