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Intro to Making Yarn

If you missed Sherry Murtle's Intro to Making Yarn at Fiberpalooza, or if you just want to explore it more in depth, this is your class- Saturday, May 14 and a follow up class Saturday, June 4. These classes cover making yarn and the beginning steps in spinning using a drop spindle. The first 2 hour class will walk the student through the stages of spinning fiber into yarn. Hands on drafting technique, and learning about the different style of spindles available. Students will have an opportunity to sample spins from different spindles. The second 2 hour class will cover plying and the final steps in making your own yarn. Both classes will be 10-Noon. Students may bring their own drop spindles and fiber or use provided spindles and spinning fiber with the option to purchase. Price includes both classes.