Course Provider: Hawthorn Fibres
Contact Name: Audrey Durrant
Telephone: 01209 820307
Course Length: A Day
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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