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Learn to spin yarn on wheel or spindle

July 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Thursday, repeating until August 11, 2022

$10 – $20
Make your own handspun yarn for knitting or crochet, a useful & therapeutic skill to master. Learn on a drop spindle or spinning wheel.

About this event

Wheel – 1 hour $20

In only an hour, you can learn how to spin yarn on a traditional spinning wheel. Convert raw fibre into yarn that you can use. In this introductory workshop, you will learn:

  • The parts of the wheel
  • How to treadle the wheel for spinning and plying
  • How to adjust the twist of the yarn
  • How to adjust the thickness of the yarn

Spindle – 30 minutes $10

Using a spindle is a very economical way to learn handspinning for a beginner. They are inexpensive to buy, and easy to make.

In 30 minutes you can learn how to spin yarn on a drop spindle. Spindles were the original tool to create a strong continuous fibre from short staples of fibre and is practised in all cultures around the world.

Over 12s only. Ask for Cath in the HIve Workshop space in Artisan Alley

Cancellation Policy

In The Case Of Covid Restrictions – A full refund will be issued, or the price of the workshop may be transferred to another workshop (subject to availability).

Cancellation By Cath Miller – A full refund will be issued, or the price of the workshop may be transferred to another workshop (subject to availability).

Cancellation By Person Booking – Cancellation of attendance must be made no less than 24 hours of the commencement of the workshop, to receive a refund. Cancellations made within 24 hours of the workshop will not receive any reimbursement or transfer.

Details

Date:
July 7
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
$10 – $20
Event Category:
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Venue

Origins Market
86 West Street
Busselton, WA 6280 Australia
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