Have you ever been confused by terms such as brick, lap, mawata, hanky, waste, noil, muga, eri, tussah or mulberry silk? If so, this is the tasting class for you! Participants will feast on varieties of silk available to spinners today, and learn appropriate drafting and spinning techniques for each. Participants will blend silk with other exotic fibres to create luxurious yarns for that special project.
Level: Beginner & Above
Materials fee: $40 – includes class handout, and at least 10 different varieties and preparations of silk fibre, and a variety of exotic fibres for blending exercises.