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Blending Colors at the Wheel and Creating the Yarn You Want

  • 05 May 2018
  • 06 May 2018
  • 2 sessions
  • 05 May 2018, 9:00 AM 4:00 PM
  • 06 May 2018, 9:00 AM 4:00 PM
  • Duluth Depot
  • 12

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  • $20 materials fee to be paid to instructor
  • $20 materials fee to be paid to instructor

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Award winning spinner joins the DAI this spring! Tyler travels the Midwest (and beyond) sharing her enthusiasm and knowledge about fiber. Advanced beginning to intermediate spinning.  

On Saturday make unique, colorful and textural yarns at the wheel without dyeing or utilizing carding/combing equipment. Practice making single and multi-ply yarns and learn techniques to blend color true from skein to skein. 

On Sunday Gain greater control over the final characteristics of the yarn you spin. Methods introduced include controlling the thickness and twists of yarns, creating consistency from bobbin to bobbin, matching existing yarns and plying a balanced yarn. A

$40 materials fee to be paid to instructor.

Materials list Saturday: a spinning wheel in good working order, 4 bobbins, and a lazy kate
Materials list Sunday: a spinning wheel in good working order, 3 bobbins, and a lazy kate.


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