Beginning Spinning on a Drop Spindle with Kira K
You already love yarn, so why not try making your own? In this class you will learn how to spin on a drop spindle and make a 2-ply yarn. We will use the park and draft method to start spinning, with lots of tips and tricks for spinning a sturdy single and hassle-free plying, and how to finish your new yarn.
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(provided by shop and included with registration)
- 2 ounces of undyed medium-staple wool (such as Corriedale, Blue-Faced Leicester, Targhee, or Romney) wool roving
- 2–3 ounce top-whorl drop spindle
Key Class Details:
- Duration: 1 session, 2 hours
- Wool and drop spindle are included
- Maximum 6 students per class; Minimum 3 students
Kira Dulaney has been teaching fiber arts classes and hosting crafty events in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond since 2002. As a teacher, her focus is on providing valuable information in a stress-free environment and supporting students through the learning process. She is also the designer behind Kira K Designs, a line of original knitting and crochet patterns and kits featuring clean lines and intriguing details that are both interesting to make and easy to wear. Kira has taught at Estes Park Wool Market, Interweave Yarn Fest, Lambtown Festival, the Natural Fiber Fair, Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival, Stitches events, and TNNA, as well as numerous guilds and yarn shops.
For the safety and security of the students and staff, please wear a mask at all times to prevent the spread of germs. We require proof of vaccination at the beginning of the first class. Thank you!
Minimum Age Requirement: 18 years old.
Minimum to Run Class: 3 attendees.