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Learning to Spin: One Day Workshop

Learning to Spin: One Day Workshop

Duration: 1 day

Price: £90

Contact: Lucy Ovington at Werewools

St Lawrence’s Ancient Church
C/O St Mary’s church, Church hill,

Course Start Dates

Saturday 7th March 2020
Saturday 4th April 2020
Saturday 2nd May 2020
Saturday 6th June 2020

About the Course

Come and learn to spin your own mini-skein of yarn. I will teach you the basics of preparing fleece, how to card, draft, spin and ply yarn. You will have the opportunity to try out a couple of different wheels but you are very welcome to bring your own wheel if you have one. I will explain the different techniques and processes which will equip you to make and take home your first skein of handmade yarn. Workshops are for a maximum of three people as that gives plenty of 1to1 tuition time. The workshop is held in an ancient church opp St Mary’s church where you can park and is within easy reach of Junction 6 of M25 and excellent rail links with London.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All Materials are included, Teas/Coffees as well as Biscuits and Cakes will be provided. Please bring a packed lunch. To book a place please contact me. Payment can be made by PayPal at least 2 weeks before the start of the course. Unfortunately, as classes are necessarily small, cancellations cannot be refunded.

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Just wanted to say a big “thank you” for a really good day. Despite our moaning and groaning we enjoyed the day, very informative and we learnt a lot.
Lucy is a great teacher and quite right when she said it’s just practice now.
Thank you Lucy for your patience and not to mention the yummy cake!

- - #27210

Fantastic experience! Lucy is the most patient teacher and helps you to find your own way to achieve the end result. It took many attempts and a lot of concentration but by the end of the day, I had produced my first skein of wool.
She bought along so many useful resources, books, magazines, different types of fleece as well as samples of knitted hand spun wool.
No hesitation in recommending this course.

- - #23194

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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners

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