Spin from a Wool Fleece

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Saturdays January 20th and 27th, 2018 (two consecutive Saturdays). 1:00 to 4:00 pm. NOTE: In case of bad weather, the following Saturday, February 3rd, is reserved, so please keep this date free too.
Kingston Handloom Weavers and Spinners, Room 205
E. Horemans

Cost: $70 members, $85 non-members
Materials fee payable directly to instructor
Maximum participants: 8

Learn how to select, prepare and spin wool from a sheep fleece. Week 1 covers things to look for when selecting a spinning fleece, washing, and preparation options. Week 2 covers how to spin yarns from batts, rolags, and locks you prepare yourself.

Prerequisite: You must be able to spin a continuous thread.

Please bring your spinning wheel, hand carders and lap cloth. Some equipment will be available. Please notify the workshop convenor if you need to borrow equipment. Fibre will be provided.

Register through the KHWS website,  http://www.khws.ca/