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 am a terrible blog writer- posting so infrequently I would be surprised anyone would notice :) But anyway, I feel I have something to contribute, so here you go.I was asked by someone in my Ravelry group, "Why would anyone want to have a colorway half as combed top and half as a batt?"Spinning [...]
OK, here is what I did yesterday:I made a cloth using a small amount of some sort of wool top that was laying on my carding table for the base. This was a small amount, which I spread out quite thinly. I then pulled a bit out of a silk brick I have on hand, [...]
All prices are in USD.