Preparing Fleece by Hand
This class was for anyone who wanted to learn simple, inexpensive methods of preparing washed fleece for spinning. Students tried thier hand at flick carding, hand carding and combing. They learned how to choose a method based on the type of fleece and the type of yarn they wanted from each type of fleece. Fleece from different breeds will be prepared and spun.
It was with a heavy heart that the Fashion Show this year had to be canceled due to snowy weather. We had displayed some of this year’s work efforts at the 2017 Annual Meeting.
This workshop was for people tired of spinning the same old yarn. In this workshop students expanded their skills and learned how to adapt their spinning to create the yarns they desired for their projects. Yarn characteristics, wool preparations, various drafting methods and plying was be covered.