SP13 Color Without a Dyepot with Judith MacKenzie
Thursday, May 3, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Bingo Hall
In this class, we’ll look at three ways to produce beautiful and individual color without needing to dye. We’ll learn to blend fiber, to glaze one color over another and how to make tweed and heathered yarns. We’ll work with a variety of fibers including silk, merino, alpaca, and kid mohair. We’ll learn some new spinning techniques, explore some color theories and make some very beautiful yarns. Proficiency Level: Suitable for all. Bring to Class: Bring your spinning wheel, a lazy kate, and handcards if you have them. Bring knitting needles in a range you like to knit in.
Class Fee: $50. Materials Fee: $10.
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. She lives in Forks, Washington.