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Hand Spinning Course - Truro

Hand Spinning Course - Truro

Course Provider: Hawthorn Fibres

Contact Name: Audrey Durrant

Telephone: 01209 820307

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Harmony Cottage

Course Length: A Day

Price: £120

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Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.


This course is designed both for the absolute beginner who would like to have a taster session and for those who are returning to the craft and would like a refresher.

A days course will run from 10am - 5pm with an hours break for a home made lunch

For the Spinning Course, the student will be taken through:
Preparation of Fibre - Skirting and sorting a fleece - Washing the fibre - Carding the fibres with combs, hand and drum carders
Drafting the fibres to enable easier spinning - Spinning singles - Plying the singles together - Skeining the yarn

We have been spinning and weaving for over 25yrs and are the Tutors for the Cornwall Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers Two Year Foundation Course.
We teach the newcomers to spin at Guild general meetings
We are also mentoring the Cornwall Guild Weaving Foundation Course due to start January 2017 as well as heading the Guild's Weavers Days

What's included in the price?

Use of wheel
Use of a large & varied array of fibres
Use of yarns
Any work is given to the student at the end of the day
Refreshments and lunch is included in the price

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