Gwen will also present two workshops, for which reservations are required. To reserve your spot, please email Elisa at epspinsATgmailDOTcom .
Saturday, January 27, 2007, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
There is so much more to Navajo plying than just a three ply. In this hands-on workshop you will learn to create boucle, knobs and knots, thick and thin, variegated, and space colored yarns of three to 12 plies using both handspun and commercial yarns.
Ability level: Must be able to treadle wheel in one direction at a time and be able to spin a medium weight single thread.Materials for students to bring: Scissors, working wheel, handspun singles in S and Z twist, various fine and medium commercial yarns to incorporate into novelty yarns. Preferably, the wheel will have a large orifice, low ratio whorls and good tension adjustments.
The Wonders of Sheep's Wool
Sunday, January 28, 2007, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Anacapa Fine Yarns
Fee: $35 plus $5-10 materials fee
Weavers and spinners will both benefit from this informative workshop on wool basics. Spinners will spin samples of the wools discussed. Weavers will participate by feeling and observing the properties of wool as we move through the preparations of the different wools.
Ability level: Must be able to treadle wheel in one direction at a time and be able to spin a medium weight single thread.
Materials for students to bring: working wheel or hand spindle (supported or drop), handcarders, sheet or towel for under your wheel, towel or apron for your lap. Optional: mini combs if you have them.Please join us for our next meeting!
Date: Saturday, January 27, 2007
Time: 9:00 a.m. - Coffee & goodies. 9:30 a.m. - General Meeting
Where: LOCATION CHANGE - 1425 Dowell Dr., Ventura
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