Turkish Drop Spindle Class with Rachael Prest

Turkish Drop Spindle Class with Rachael Prest

  • £60.00

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SATURDAY 1st February 2020 10am - 4pm

Join Rachael Prest of Cat and Sparrow fame as she teaches you to spin your own yarn on a Turkish drop spindle.

Whether you’re new to spinning or are interested in trying out a Turkish spindle, this is a great one-day course.  

The class will cover:

the basics of fibre construction
examine how different fibres behave and what they’re useful for
types of fibre preparation and their qualities
the dynamics of twist
how to set up your drop spindle and get started
winding on your turtle/cop
troubleshooting
plying

 

You’ll have the opportunity to try spinning with different fibres and different preparations, as well as one-on-one help with any aspect of the spinning process that might be tricky. The course includes all materials, with the option to purchase a spindle at a discount on the day.  

Tea and cake will be provided. There will be a break for lunch half way through during which you can explore the delights of historic Frome and sample one of the many lovely nearby cafés, or you are welcome to bring a packed lunch. 

A few T's & C's:

Please note that we need a minimum of 4 attendees in order to run the course.

We are unable to offer refunds for cancellations with less than 2 week's notice. This is in order to give us a chance to fill the space. If you cancel at less than 2 week's notice and we are able to fill your space, we can offer you a transfer to the next available course date.

In the unlikely event that we need to cancel a course due to illness or such like, we will inform you at the earliest opportunity and either refund you or transfer you to the next available course date, depending on your preference.

 


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