Basic Spindle Spinning: Tips and Techniques to Start Spinning and Keep it Spinning

Instructor: Denise Williams

Saturday, September 18th 10am-4pm 

This is a basic course with some advanced information. I will start with a little info on fiber prep, because the number one way to ensure you have a successful¬†start at spinning is to learn good fiber prep. There is some knowledge that’s useful to know before spinning, that if you keep it in mind while you spin, you will be able to achieve good results faster.

Instructor Bio: Denise Williams, a former schoolteacher, decided to live her dream and become a writer and textile artist. A sewing enthusiast since 3rd grade, she began knitting and crocheting after college. More than 10 years ago, she treated herself to sheep herding lessons with her German Shepherds, and that started her work with fiber processing. Her passion is processing and spinning fibers to knit, crochet, and weave. Denise chronicles her fiber adventures on her YouTube channel, Something Beautiful Handcrafts.