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Beginning Spinning Sessions 1-3 Class -Dates and times are negotiated

Beginning Spinning Session 1-3 with Beth Witters

Have you ever looked at yarn and wondered how it was created and why it looks and feels the way it does? Learn how to make our own unique handspun yarn! Learn the basics of how to go from raw fiber to colorful novelty yarn beginning with a drop spindle. This class teaches the fundamentals of spinning yarn. Students learn about fiber preparation, principles of twist and how to use a drop spindle to create yarn in the first 3 lessons. The final lesson will demonstrate spinning wheel operation and an introduction to using the spinning wheel. Materials required: drop spindle, 2 oz wool roving, large dowel or knitting needle, pencil and paper, an apron or lap cover. Three weeks $45 per lesson plus materials (fiber at $2.50 per oz based on student's consumption during the class)

Masking is currently optional for students and the teacher.  (Days and Times are negotiable to fit the store and your personal schedule)

Classes are $45 per session

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: This class will start with the basics and is suitable for ages 10 and up.
Materials Included: Purchased Separately
Requirements: Must be able to use both hands.
Instructor: Beth Witters
Instructor Bio: Beth is one of the Co-Owners of Cabled Fiber & Yarn. She has been spinning for over 30 years and teaching for over 20 years in the community. She is a member of the Northwest Regional Spinners Association and the North Olympic Shuttle and Spindle Guild.
Each Class builds on the previous class. Pricing is per class

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.