How Much Fiber do I Need? Weights and Measures for Spinners


A constant lament heard at fiber festivals is the difficulty of deciding how many ounces of a fiber to purchase for a project. When spinners ask for advice, they are often frustrated to hear,”It depends!”. Come learn why this question is complex and what tools you need to find the answer. We will discuss yarn design, spinning methods, grist, and more. You will leave class
with your own personalized reference chart for a variety of fibers and yarn types spun in class.
Students to bring: A spindle or working wheel, extra bobbins, and lazy kate.
Skills needed: Ability to spin and ply a basic yarn.

Class Time: Friday, March 13th, 1pm-4pm
Materials Fee: $10
Teacher: Kate Larson

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