Are you having trouble with your wheel? Do you have questions about the amount of twist for a specific fiber? Need help plying evenly, or would you like to try a different plying method? Have your questions answered while connecting with other spinners and finding inspiration in their shared projects and ideas. Bring your questions, or just sit and spin. All levels are welcome! Sessions purchased as a group must be used within 6 months
$15.00/session; $40.00/3 sessions; $50.00/4 sessions; $75.00/6 sessions.
Wednesday mornings – 10 am to 11:30 am
July 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
Knitting with Hand Spun Yarn Workshop $15 ($10 for optional lunch)
Wednesday afternoon -12:30 pm to 2:00 pm (lunch from 11:45 am to 12:15 pm)
Private Spinning Lessons are available to schedule with Caroline if class times do not suit your schedule. Please call the shop at 703.242.0520 or e-mail Caroline at email@example.com
Beginning Wheel Spinning – $30 + $10 Supply fee
Sunday, June 28th – 1:oo pm to 2:30 pm
Learn the parts of the spinning wheel, how to spin S and Z singles, and determining the gauge of your hand spun yarn. Spinning wheels provided, but feel free to bring your own. Drop spindle, or some previous wheel spinning, experience required.
Summer Spin and Knit Along Workshops – $15.00 fee per workshop
Sunday, July 12th – 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Join us for the first in our series of three workshops as we begin either of the three knit along selections: Looking Glass Sweater,Transitions Yoke Cardigan, or the Garter Yoke Cardi. Bring your yarn ideas, and a sweater that fits you as we plan our yarn choices,whether to use all hand spun or a combination of hand spun and commercially spun yarns, and guidance in choosing a size, and modifications that will provide the best fit.
Sunday, July 26th – 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Our second workshop will focus on knitting construction questions, and incorporating fit modifications into your sweater project. Bring your questions, pattern, notes and work in progress.
Sunday, August 2nd – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Our final workshop will provide guidance in finishing, and problem solving necessary for your sweater in progress. Bring your questions, pattern, notes and work in progress.
Beginning Wheel Spinning 2- $30
Sunday, July 26th – 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of spinning a balanced 2-ply yarn, how to chain ply from a single bobbin, and Andean plying from your wrist. Students will have an opportunity to try several models of spinning wheels and discuss features to look for when selecting a wheel.
Supplies: If you have a wheel, bring hand spun singles on two (2) bobbins, and an extra bobbin for plying. If you don’t have a wheel we will provide singles for your use. Students should also bring a few ounces of carded roving, which may be purchased at Uniquities
To sign up for a class, stop by the shop or call us at 703.242.0520 !
Next Spinning Open House: Sunday, July 12th – 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm... free to all, come and sit and spin!
Bring your wheel or spindle and join other spinners for encouragement and inspiration.
Please sign up so we know how many chairs to put out! Sign up via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 703-242-0520