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Drop spindle for beginners

Drop spindle for beginners

Course Provider: Home Farm Heritage

Contact Name: Marie Bond

Telephone: 01509 239082

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Address:
Home Farm
Woodhouse Lane
Nanpantan
Loughborough
Leicestershire
LE11 3YG

Course Length: half day

Price: £30

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Description:

Start out on your spinning journey with the ancient technique of drop spinning.
Great for beginners who are keen to learn how to convert fibre into yarn.
In this half day (3 hours) course you will be introduced to the art of drop spinning using a simple top whorl drop spindle and prepared wool fibre you will be walked through the basics of the technique and given lots of time for supported practice. You will be able to take your very own handspun wool away with you.

Drop spindle spinning is an excellent introduction into the world of spinning; you might choose to take your skills further by joining us to learn how to spin on a wheel after your drop spindle course.

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The course fee includes tuition, materials and refreshments.


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