Posted by Ginny on 17th Jul 2016
FatCatKnits Fibers will be featured in the upcoming workshops offered by the talented, creative Alanna Wilcox:
TWIST! Fiber Festival, August 18th-20th, Saint-André-Avellin, Quebec
12+ ways to spin a painted top (Thursday) 6 hours
12+ ways to spin a painted top (Friday) 6 hours
Advanced Beginning Spinning (Saturday) 3 hours http://festivaltwist.org/en/
The Gathering put on by the Northeast Handspinners Association, Nov 4, 5, 6
24+ ways to spin a painted top (Thursday & Friday)
How to spin for socks (Saturday)
I've worked with Alanna for the past several years, and her workshops are always full and well received. She has a great eye for color, and will help you gain control over the color layout in your handspun yarn.
I spun up one of my silk hankies, and it was a lovely project. Below you see the hankie, and the resulting yarn: Just one oz/28 g, and I got 295 yds chain plied! It took about 5 evenings of spinning to spin the whole oz of [...]
All prices are in USD.