I'm so glad you enjoyed yourself. You made some great yarn!
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In this class, students will learn how to create yarn using a simple drop spindle tool. This is a beginner class so no expertise is needed. We will review various fibers, tools and spinning techniques. Participants will most likely create a single ply bulky yarn made from alpaca roving.
As the class will take place on an alpaca ranch, students will get the opportunity to meet the alpacas and llamas along with a few owners. Come with an open mind and ready to enjoy the wonderful world of animal fibers
Stevie K.Learn to Spin on a Drop Spindle
This was a fun, informative class for those interested in fiber arts. The instruction was excellent and the price included a spindle that I got to keep.From Teacher:
Cherie began knitting a few years back from a desire to challenge herself to learn something new. Knitting led to the exploration of fibers and to spinning yarn. She attended the National Western Stock Show in Denver, CO a few years ago and the world of alpacas found a new supporter. She truly adores these peaceful animals and have met Llamas, rabbits, yaks and various sheep breeds the last few years.
She has definitely become a fiber addict and loves both animal and plant fibers alike. In 2012, she purchased a Navajo spindle and Russian spindle. She is now learning how to spin yarn for weavers and create cobweb lace weight yarn. Spinning yarn is a wonderful journey she hopes to share with many others.