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How to Spin Art Yarn at the Cobscook Institute

Aug 21, Time: 10 AM - 2 PM

How to Spin Art Yarn at the Cobscook Instituteview larger photo Cobscook Institute

Location: Cobscook Institute, 10 Commissary Point Rd, Trescott

This is not a beginner spinning class. You must already have some experience spinning on a spinning wheel to take this class.

Spinning a thick Single
Core Spinning with crochet thread
Putting bling and add ins in your Art Yarn
Supply List - To be provided by each student:
Spinning Wheel with two or three bobbins and a Lazy Kate or Bobbin holder

Core for Spinning pick one or more of these (Some will be provided and are included in class cost - students may supplement if they wish.)
Crochet thread (Instructor can provide crochet thread)

Elastic thread

Fine yarn (wool)

4 ounces of prepared fiber (Some will be provided and are included in the class cost - students may supplement if they wish.)
Possibilities… Get colors you want to play with!

Wool Roving need 2- 3 ounces for Art Yarn 

Batts (Search for Art Batt)

Add-Ins

 Dyed Locks

 Angelina

 Firestar

 Silk

 Rose Fiber

 Fun Fur yarn

 Beads (need to fit on the core and through the orifice of your spinning wheel)

Luxury Fibers (some of these are very pricey) optional

Angora, Alpaca, Silk (unspun, not thread), Baby Camel, Cashmere, Yak

Included with class cost: an undyed luxury fiber sampler, it will include Alpaca, Angora(bunny), and Silk; crochet thread. Instructor will also bring some fun fur yarn and beads for all students to play around with adding to their art yarn.

Please REGISTER

For more information:

https://cobscookinstitute.org/classes-events/how-to-spin-art-yarn

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