April 28, Friday – 1 Day Class
Come join renowned lace knitting and handspinning instructor Galina A. Khmeleva, author of Gossamer Webs and The Design Collection, as she introduces you to the magical handspinning techniques of Russian knitters that ultimately result in the creation of arguably the most luxurious shawls and scarves found in the knitting universe. In this workshop, the emphasis will be on the spinning of luxury fibers, i.e. cashmere, qiviut, pygora, buffalo, etc., and the significance of gauging the proper thickness and the length of these fibers, while learning the more economical use of luxury fibers, helping you conserve precious yardage.
Russian spindles & bowls and fiber will be provided for this class.
Materials fee $10