Fancy Yarns

Yarns spun on recent course


Spinning fancy yarns

Suitable for spinners who know the basics

Day 1

Irregular preparation – blending and marl yarns

Irregular spinning – slubs, singles, core and lock spinning

We will blend a variety of fibres and colours as preparation for our yarns

We will spin slubs (deliberately), lock spin, corespin and prepare more singles for our plying on day 2

By the end of the day you will

Blended some fibres
Spun them in different ways
Spun some irregular yarns

Day 2 Plying

We will use our spinning from day one for plying. We will spiral ply, add binders to lock and corespun singles, make boucle and if time try a few other fun techniques.

by the end of the day you will

have had fun seeing how these yarns come together
plied a selection of fancy yarns

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?

Fibre pack - includes coloured merino, locks, bling,
Fancy yarn handout
Face shield
(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
  • Teenagers
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