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Beginners guide to transforming raw fleece into finished yarn

Beginners guide to transforming raw fleece into finished yarn

Duration: Full Day

Price: £65

Book with: Gill
at Rural Skills Centre

New Park Farm
Penylan Road

Course Start Dates

Friday 21st February 2020
Sunday 28th June 2020

About the Course

Ever wanted to spin your own yarn and use a spinning wheel? In this workshop, Gina will explain and demonstrate, step by step, how to transform raw fleece to finished yarn that you can knit with. You will be impressed with your own creativity and the unique yarn you spin.

What you will learn during the workshop:
- Students will learn how to wash, card and spin fleece using hand carders, a drum carder, drop spindle and spinning wheels. No experience is necessary and all materials are provided. Anyone who already owns carding and spinning equipment may bring this along if they would like to find out more about using them.

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What's included in the price?

At the end of this workshop, you will take home;
- Learners will take home a mini-skein of plied yarn, an information sheet, along with ideas of how to use your hand spun yarn. Everything you need to continue learning and practicing at home.

The Rural Skills Centre will provide;
- All materials for the workshop so that you get the full experience of spinning yarn from fleece
- Tea/Coffee and homemade cake.
- Lunch which can be eaten in the ‘Tack Room’.
- Plenty of parking.
- Accessible facilities.

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  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Wheelchair friendly

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