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Friday 08/02/2019, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Think Outside the Braid with Heavenly Bresser
As we explore different ways to spin combed-top braids including gradient spinning, combination drafting, and spinning multiple braids together into one yarn, we will use both color theory and creativity for the best results.
Our goal is to gain confidence in spinning braids with varying colors into a cohesive yarn AND to think outside the box to achieve your desired outcome from the raw materials.
Note: Must be able to spin a continuous singles yarn and ply a 2-ply yarn. Drop-spindle friendly class!
__Pen or pencil with eraser
__Spinning wheel in working order OR drop spindles (3 are ideal, but you may bring one and a ball winder and still keep up)
__3 bobbins for sampling for wheel spinners
__lazy kate (optional)
__Kit fee can be waived if you bring a multicolored-dyed combed top braid that you’d like to spin during the session.
Optional Materials Fee: $12 for a multicolored braid of fiber and color wheel, waived if you bring your own.