Beginners Yarn Spinning Course: Drop Spindle 3 Week Course

Explore the art of spinning yarn!



3 x 2 hours Class size 1 to 8     label £180
Discover the ancient craft of drop spindle spinning, one of the oldest tools known to humanity. Through the use of a drop spindle, you'll unlock the skills of twisting and plying fibres, strengthening them and expanding their potential uses. Our classes will be centred around the art of spinning sheep's wool.
During this engaging workshop, you'll delve into various types of wool and explore different techniques for preparing wool fibres for spinning. The heart of the class is mastering the drop spindle itself and the art of spinning thread. You'll also gain proficiency in plying your spun thread, and by the end, you'll walk away with several samples of your very own hand-spun yarn. Join us for an enriching experience in the world of traditional craftsmanship!
Essential Skills Covered in Class:
  • Fibre Preparation
  • Twist and Draw Techniques
  • Understanding Spindle and Twist Direction
  • Fibre Carding
  • Spinning Threads
  • Plying Yarns
Join us to master these fundamental skills in spinning on a drop spindle!
Knowledge required
No prior experience is needed – just bring your enthusiasm and eagerness to learn, and we'll guide you through every step of the process.
 
What you'll get
We provide all the essentials.
 
Session repeats

This class series runs over 3 consecutive sessions, at the same time every week.

Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a date idea or hen do.

This experience would also be a creative gift for her, gift for mum or gift for couples.

Location

Four Park Otter Studio - River Park Road, Wood Green, N22 7TB

This venue is a short walk from Wood Green tube station (100m).

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Four Otter Craft Studio
Four Otter Craft Studio

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At the heart of Four Otter Craft Studio we believe that creativity knows no boundaries. Our space is a sanctuary for self-expression, a sanctuary where imaginations run wild and innovation flourishes. We are driven by the belief that the act of working with our hands connects us not only to our craft but also to our inner selves, allowing us to discover a profound sense of fulfilment and purpose.
Join us at Four Otter Craft Studio where we invite you to experience the joy of working with your hands, the camaraderie of a vibrant community, and the transformative power of textiles. Together, we can create something truly extraordinary.

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