xx-Sold Out-xx SP02 Yarnitecture: Building Exactly the Yarn You Want with Jillian Moreno
Wednesday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Turf Valley – Ellicott Room
Is the yarn in your head the yarn in your hand? Do you always spin the same yarn? Do you have a dream yarn you just can’t make happen? Are you unhappy with what happens to the colors when you spin a variegated top or roving? Do you love your handspun yarn, but don’t like how it looks knitted? In this class, we’ll focus on making yarn that inspires you from commercially dyed fiber, we’ll spin different breeds, preparations, drafts, and a whole lot of color. You’ll leave this class with the skills to spin exactly the yarn you want! Skill level: Advanced beginner. Maximum number of students: 16. Students should bring: A wheel in good working order, 3 bobbins, a lazy kate, a niddy noddy, tags to mark samples, pen and paper to take notes, baggies for sample fiber.
Class Code: SP02 Class Fee: $110. Materials Fee: $35.
Jillian Moreno is the author of the best-selling spinning book Yarnitecture: A Knitter’s Guide to Spinning: Building Exactly the Yarn You Want. Jillian can’t stop writing and teaching about spinning and using handspun. She is passionate about exploring the structure of yarn and color, and using them in an intentional way in knitting, stitching and weaving. She enthusiastically encourages her students to feel confidence and joy making and using their handspun, even if it means singing and dancing in class. When she’s at home in Ann Arbor, Michigan, she can be found wantonly basking in her stash and working on her next book. Keep up with her fiber exploits at http://jillianmoreno.com