How To Spin Art Yarns Parts 1 & 2 ~ Weekend Retreat or Day Workshops

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Date: 2017-09-16 00:00 - 2017-09-17 00:00

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

A fabulous & creative weekend retreat for fiber addicts available as day workshop part 1, part 2, both workshops, or weekend retreat with organic b&b and two full day workshops ~ How to spin art yarns Parts 1 & 2

Enjoy a fun and relaxing weekend at Little Pentre Eco Retreats, learning lots of wonderful creative art yarn techniques.

We will be.....
*Carding and blending colours
*Exploring different ways to spin batts
*How to design functional yarns for your projects
*Spinning slubs
*Autowrapping
*Plying with fancy threads
*Applying add ins
*Playing with plying variations
*Plying stacks
*Plying beehives
*Corespinning
*Navajo plying
*Tailspinning
*Supercoils
*Mega puffs & super loops.
At the end of the weekend, take your gorgeous art yarns home with you and have stacks more fun creating things with them :-) 

11am - 5pm each day

You will need to bring your own spinning wheel (in good working order) you will need a wheel that can handle art yarns, one with a larger orifice and bobbin (ashford wheels do a conversion kit with jumbo flyer which is suitable, or an art yarns wheel is great, like an ashford country spinner) I have one wheel available to use during the class for just one of the students if you don't have your own yet.

To do this workshop you will need to have done complete beginner's workshops parts 1 & 2 or to have plenty experience in spinning yarn.

Includes over 600g of fiber & locks to spin, plying threads & yarns, tea/coffee/herbal teas & sweet treats

To treat yourself to this wonderful weekend:

Day workshop part 1 - Saturday £60

Day workshop part 1 - Sunday £65

Daytime pass for both the daytime workshops ~ £125

The B&B rooms get booked up quickly in spring and summer/late 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 £215.00 each if sharing with a friend
£235.00 for a single room
£255.00 for a double room
£255.00 in the gypsy caravan

***Bring along packed lunches, or there are cafes in Montgomery town, just five minutes drive from here. (or meals can be booked here at Little Pentre with prior notice)

 

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

 

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  • From 2017-09-16 00:00 to 2017-09-17 00:00

 

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