Sheep to Sweater: Spin your own yarn with a $1 spindle

, Textile artist, Filmmaker, Teacher

Ever wanted to spin your own yarn? In this class you will learn how, using a simple spindle that each person will make and take home! You will also receive a good amount of wool to get you started. Here's what will be covered: 

-The basics of spinning: drafting, adding twist, and winding on. 
-Spinning methods and their uses: worsted, woolen, and in between. 
-The basics of fiber: fiber types, characteristics, and uses. 
-Plying: combining your single strands for a strong, stable and balanced yarn. 

You will also receive a handout full of valuable resources about spinning and other textile information. 

Everything you need will be provided in the class. Please wear something that you won't mind getting linty/fuzzy.

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  • Sheep to Sweater: Spin your own yarn with a $1 spindle

    The Summit

    780 Valencia St (between 18th St & 19th St)
    San Francisco, CA

    Nov
    20
    Sun, November 20th, 2011

    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST

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Lauren Mendoza

Textile artist, Filmmaker, Teacher

I'm a fashion student, craft enthusiast, and all-around textiles/sewing person. I'm also known as the "wool girl".

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