Learn Drop Spindle Spinning - May 7, 2022. 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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CANCELLATION POLICY: Classes are non-refundable unless cancelled by Cheers To Ewe! Yarn Shop.

Join fiber artist and Cheers To Ewe co-owner Ladianne for this fun workshop! You'll learn how to use a drop spindle! This is a super opportunity to dip your toe into spinning!

We have drop spindle kits from Kromski at the shop, which include a drop spindle, a small niddy noddy (the thing you use to make a skein of yarn after you've spun it) and just enough merino fiber to get you started! You'll get 10% off the drop spindle kit once you're signed up for class! 

Once you get comfortable you'll want to try out our Hand Dyed Diva spinning fiber! It is DELICIOUS!

Don't miss this fun workshop!


Class:  Learn Drop Spindle Spinning - One Session, May 7, 2022.  10:00 am - 1:00 pm.

Prerequisites: Enthusiasm to learn this fun craft!

Class Description:  We'll take a look at several different types of drop spindles.  We'll talk about what to look for in a drop spindle.  We will go over the mechanics and importance of the types of twist, how to create them, and how to work toward consistency.  We will talk about yarn weights in US terms and why the terms are different in other places.

Class Size: Six students max

Class Price:  $45 per person

Sessions/Duration:  One Session, two hours long

Instructor: Ladianne Henderson

Dates: May 7, 2022.  10:00- 1:00

Materials: Materials for class are available for purchase at Cheers To Ewe! and are not included in the price of this class. All materials purchased for classes are 10% off for students enrolled in the class.

Here's what you'll need:

DROP SPINDLE:  We will be working with a top whorl spindle.  You can take advantage of the 10% off discount and get your kit at Cheers To Ewe, or bring your own top whorl spindle.  Give us a shout and we'll handle it for you!

BEACH TOWEL: Or a towel you don't mind putting on the floor!  There is some dropping involved in learning to use a drop spindle....  So, bring a towel so your spindle has a soft place to land.

FIBER:  We will be using the merino included in kits if you buy a kit - or you need to have at least two ounces of long staple fiber like Merino.  Hand Dyed Diva has fiber! You can definitely try that!  Please no plant fiber or any short staple fiber for this class.

Please bring your notion bag to classes.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Classes are non-refundable unless cancelled by Cheers To Ewe! Yarn Shop.