Full day 9-5 (noon-2pm break)
Saturday, April 23rd
(If you’re new to cotton, consider taking the Cotton Spinning, a beginning, class on Friday.)
Do you love cotton? Have you taken a beginning cotton class or have experience with spinning cotton? This class will expand your cotton spinning skill and grow your cotton creativity. Joan, in her friendly, calm, and talented manner will cover proper spinning techniques for cotton, a quick review of carding and blending dyed cotton lint will reinforce the carding technique. You’ll also delve into solar dyeing cotton and spin both natural and dyed sliver. You’ll discuss designing cotton yarn for projects and how to use them as we spin and ply cotton singles for a specific project. Finally, you’ll discuss how to prepare the cotton yarn for use to knit, weave, and for other needlecrafts as well as finishing your cotton yarns and storing them for future use.
Materials fee: $30 for all fibers and a workbook
Level: Have some experience with cotton spinning