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Intro to Spinning Wheels

Learn what wheel spinning is all about with this fun and interactive workshop. Heather will bring several spinning wheels and use them to demonstrate how to use these amazing machines

Experience Required: None - will train!

Class Duration - 2-4 hours

* this is an active class and may be difficult for those with mobility issues.

 Intro To Spinning Wheels

Learn how to spin your own yarn with a spinning wheel! In this introductory class, we will discuss spinning wheels, spinning basics, why the story of sleeping beauty has a technical impossibility, and gain the skills to spin strands of yarn known as singles. Additionally, we will explore different types of spinning tools, fiber types, and how to finish your yarn. Please note that we will be working with and handling fiber blends including wool, alpaca, yak, mohair, silk, and angora.