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Spinning 201 - Let the Twist In!

Many beginning spinners focus on keeping the twist in front of the forward hand. It's a great way to make a smooth, lustrous yarn, but what if you want a lighter, loftier yarn? We'll show you some techniques to introduce loft and bounce! Let's Let that twist in!

Class:  Let that Twist IN!
Skills Required:  Must be able to spin a consistent singles (of any weight/type). 
Skills Learned: techniques to introduce loft and bounce for woolen yarn. This includes breed variations, fiber prep variations, and different drafting methods (short forward/short backward draft, letting the twist in, long draw, supported long draw). 

Location:  DKA Makers' Lounge
Instructor:  Amy F

Supplies Needed:

  • Your working wheel
  • at least 3 bobbins

Supplies Provided:

  • A variety of fibers

Optional Supplies:

  • Hand cards
  • Lazy Kate
  • Niddy-Noddy
Students are given a 10% discount for supplies needed for class and any purchases at the shop during class days, excluding sale items, gift cards, classes, and events.

*Please register early. Classes with less than three registrations will be canceled 72 hours before the start date, and participants will be given a full refund. Student cancellations may be made up to 48 hours before the first class. No refunds for cancellations will be made within 48 hours of class.*


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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.