Monday, March 7, 2016

New Drop Spindle Class at The Purple Sock

New Drop Spindle Class at the Purple Sock!

Workshop leader: Jane Steeve

                     Making your own yarn can feel very satisfying and fun. In this, beginner  learn to spindle  spin class, you will learn the basic steps of using a drop spindle to create your own yarn. Instruction will  be given for learning the park and draft method of drop spindling to creating beautiful single plies of yarn. In the second class we will take those lovely singles and learn to ply your very own hand spun, creating a 2ply yarn and then we will set the yarn to make it ready for knitting or crocheting. No previous experience is required, fibre and spindles are provided as part of the class as well as a hand out detailing the steps learned. So if spinning is something you always wanted to try , come on out and give it a go. This is a great way to get started   at a very modest cost!!
          Date:   Tuesday  April 19th 2016  and Tuesday April 26th 2016  from   1:30 PM  til  3:30 PM 
                    Fee:   $40.00 plus HST , this includes everything you need to get started.
                    Space is limited so please let me know ASAP if you wish to attend by sending an email to  

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