JC15 Beginning Spinning: Diameter Control with Judith MacKenzie
If you’ve ever said “I used to spin nice bulky yarn and I can’t spin anything but sewing thread now!” or “Everything I spin looks the same”, here is a simple spinning method that allows you and your wheel to work in harmony to spin the perfect yarn for the projects you have in your mind’s eye. Proficiency Level: Students should be able to spin a continuous length of yarn. Bring to Class: Spinning wheel or spindle. Handcards. Niddy noddy. Small combs or cards if you have them.
Class fee: $50.
Materials fee: None.
Judith MacKenzie is the ultimate textile artist and teacher. She has an in-depth understanding of every aspect of spinning, weaving, knitting and dyeing. Her teaching career spans the globe from such fascinating places as above the Arctic Circle all the way to Turkey. Judith is the author of Teach Yourself Visually: Handspinning and The Intentional Spinner. She often writes for Spin-Off, Knits and Handwoven magazines. She lives in Forks, Washington.