How To Spin Yarn Beginner's Parts 1 & 2 ~ Weekend Retreat Or Day Workshops

Date: 2017-07-01 11:00 - 2017-07-02 17:00

Venue: Little Pentre Organic Eco Retreats In The Wild Creative Textiles Studio  |  City: Montgomery, United Kingdom

How To Spin Yarn ~ Complete Beginner's Workshops Parts 1 & 2
A wonderful and inspiring weekend at Little Pentre Eco Retreats, learning lots to get you started with spinning yarn and begin your spinning journey.
We will be:
*Carding & preparing wool
*Getting to know your way around a spinning wheel
*Exploring different fibers
*Draughting fibers
*Exploring different ways to spin batts
*How to design functional yarns for your projects
*Get started with spinning a single ply yarn
*How to spin a good single ply
*Spinning 2 ply yarn
*Experementing with textures & threads
*How to set your yarns ready to use
At the end of the weekend, take your gorgeous yarns home with you and have stacks more fun creating things with them :-)
It is best to bring your own spinning wheel (in good working order) but I have two wheels available to use during the class for just two of the students if you don't have your own yet.
11am - 5pm each day
Includes 300g of fiber to spin, tea/coffee/herbal teas & sweet treats
To treat yourself to this wonderful weekend:
Daytime pass for just the workshops part 1 & 2 special offer ~ £96
The B&B rooms get booked up quickly in spring and summer so if you are looking to book a residential place for this workshop weekend do book asap to secure your room!
Residential pass for both workshops and two nights organic b&b £186.00 each if sharing with a friend
£206.00 for a single room
£226.00 for a double room
£226.00 in the gypsy caravan
***Bring along a packed lunches or there are cafes in Montgomery just 5 minutes drive, or meals can be booked here at Little Pentre with prior notice.


01686 669893
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Little Pentre Organic Eco Retreats, Llandyssil, Montgomery, Powys
United Kingdom


All Dates

  • From 2017-07-01 11:00 to 2017-07-02 17:00


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