We'll spin several blends of wool and silk, blends of wool and modern synthetics such as rayon including Tencel and bamboo-based rayon, nylon, and glittery fibers. Lastly, we'll spin a blend with luxury fibers. You'll learn methods for controlling your blends to get a variety of effects, how to judge what your blend may comeout like, and talk about what blends can do that unblended fibers don't. Wheel or spindle, your choice!
Saturday, October 5, 2019
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Instructor: Abby Franquemont
Materials Fee: $30 (included in class fee)
Materials Fee Includes: Fiber for spinning
Experience Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Students Will Learn: Methods for controlliung blends to get a variety of effects and how to judge what a blend will look like.
Students Will Take Home: Hand spun yarn from blended fibers.
Students Should Bring: A wheel or spindle in good working order that they are comfortable spinning and plying with.