In this 4-session class, students will receive an introduction to the skills required to spin your own yarn for knitting or weaving. Students will learn the basics of how to use a spinning wheel, develop familiarity with different types of fibre, learn to create the type of yarn they desire, and how to play with colour.
Classes take place from 6 to 8 pm on four consecutive Tuesday nights (August 6, 13, 20, and 27)
Class fee of $98 includes materials
Spinning wheels will be available to borrow (deposit required)
Optional materials list for students: pencil, paper, camera. If you have a spinning wheel, please bring it. Also, if you have a lazy kate, 3-4 empty bobbins, and a niddy noddy.
Classes are held at the SweetGeorgia Yarns Studio at 110-408 East Kent Avenue South near Main Street and Marine Drive in Vancouver. Access to transit is very limited. Plenty of free parking is available.
Interested in learning how to knit, but feeling cramped for time? Want to try knitting with just a group of your own chums? I am also available for private lessons, specially structured for your skill level, interests, and group size. Just email me for more details.