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'Introduction to Hand Spinning Wool Yarn' Workshop


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An introduction to hand spinning wool into yarn with Helen Hickman of Nellie and Eve.
£90/person (lunch included)

Have you ever fancied trying your hand at wool spinning but don't know where to start? Then this full day workshop is for you.
Learn how to sort and prepare fleece, use hand and drum carders and take a look at how the spinning wheel works.
There will be three different types of spinning wheels for you to try, or bring your own spinning wheel along.
After lunch you’ll get your hands on the spinning wheel and learn how to spin the prepared wool into yarn.
Helen will show you how to ply yarn and you will take home your own yarn as well as course notes.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials, tea/coffee on arrival and a delicious lunch plus tea & cake.


Helen Hickman at Nellie and Eve
Beaufort Street
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  • Suitable for beginners
  • Tutor can travel

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