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Learn to spin - beginning spinning with Karen Alpert

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Queensland Spinners Weavers & Fibre Artists LTD

12 Payne Street

Auchenflower, QLD 4066

Australia

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Beginning Spinning - One day class.

Learn the basics of spinning with a spinning wheel in just one day.

Do you have a spinning wheel lying around that you would like to learn to use? Maybe you learnt as a child and need a refresher?

Learning Objectives:

After this course you will understand the basics of yarn construction. You will learn the basics of using a spinning wheel and adjusting its tension. We aim to teach you how to spin a basic 2-ply yarn from wool fibre.

Techniques:

  • Semi-worsted spinning (flicker) in the grease

  • Woolen spinning (rolags) in the grease

  • Spinning pre-dyed sliver

  • Plying & winding into a skein on niddynoddy

Materials:

  • A Fibre Pack is included. This comprises raw unwashed wool and undyed commercial sliver (combed).

Equipment:

  • Spinning wheel (a limited number of wheels are available from equipment hire on the day, please indicate when choosing tickets if you need a wheel)

  • At least 3 bobbins

  • Lazy Kate (if you have one)

  • NiddyNoddy (if you have one)

  • Hand cards (if you have them)

  • Flicker (if you have one)


There will be a 30 minute lunch break - BYO lunch. Coffee and tea provided. Microwave and Fridge available.

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Queensland Spinners Weavers & Fibre Artists LTD

12 Payne Street

Auchenflower, QLD 4066

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