Colour blending for spinning

rainbow fauxlags from a drum carder


A relaxing creative day for yarn spinners exploring blending fibres for colour and texture ready to be spun into beautiful yarn.

We will look at:
Blending for colour and texture,
Adding bling
Creating a gradient
Using different equipment for blending 
You will have a chance to use combs, hand and drum carders, a blending board and a hackle to give different effects. 

By the end of the day you will have:

Used a blending board, hackle, drum carder, hand carders and mini combs to blend fibre.

Learnt different ways of combining colours to give different effects for each piece of equipment.
Seen the pros and cons of different equipment.
You will also have a selection of blended fibre as batts, roving, rolags and fauxlags* to take home and spin 

Course timing:
Course starts 9.30
Course finishes 4pm

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

A selection of fibres,
Use of equipment for preparation of fibre,
Plenty of tea, coffee and cake,
A goodie bag of fibres to take home

Please bring a packed lunch


Cath Snape at Beechwood Crafts
Beechwood House
Hull Road
Barmby Moor, York
East Riding of Yorkshire
YO42 4HR

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
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