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Next Step: Spinning Woollen

Now that you can make some thread, have you wanted to learn the techniques to spin super soft, fluffy and warm woollen yarns on your spinning wheel or spindle?
Participants will learn to use hand cards to create light and airy rolags from wool.
The class will include woollen techniques of drafting a roving, longdraw, plying and finishing.

Location: 1731 Churchill Ave, London ON – East Lion’s Community Centre

Instructor: Janice Watterworth

Cost: Members – $25, Non-Members – $40

Date: Wednesday, October 11 

Time: 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Participants Requirements: Able to spin a thread on a spindle and /or spinning wheel.

Equipment to bring:

  • Handcards
  • Working spinning wheel and kit (oil, orifice hook, scissors etc) and/or spindle
  • 3 or more bobbins
  • Niddy Noddy
  • Lazy Kate

Material cost: $15 to Instructor at class

  • COVID Protocol for classes
  • As of June 1, 2023 – Masks are welcome but not mandatory for the duration of each class
  • Compliance with any other Covid-19 protocols set by the East Lions Community Centre

***Cancellation Policy: Participants who cancel their registration up to 1 month prior to the start of the workshop will receive a full refund.  A participant who finds a replacement for his/her spot within 1 month prior to the start of the workshop will receive a full refund.  Cancellations within 1 month of workshops (with no replacement found) and “no-shows” will not be refunded.  If the Guild cancels a workshop for any reason, all registration fees will be refunded.