Understanding the way you draft fiber can help you control the look and function of the yarn you spin. This workshop focuses on different ways fibers can be prepared and spun and what the resulting spinning techniques yield in the final yarn.
What you need to know before taking the class:
How to spin a continuous yarn on a spinning wheel.
You’ll leave knowing how to:
- Assess the right fiber preparation for the desired yarn you wish to spin
- Drafting techniques that pair well with the way the fiber is prepared
- How to analyze yarn for the qualities they have in finished projects
Length of class:
Full day but this workshop can be modified to 1/2 day with a focus on woolen spinning/prep only or worsted spinning/prep only.