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Ancient Yarns: Woolspinning On A Turkish Dropspindle

Course Overview

Woolspinning from a dropspindle is an ancient craft gaining a resurgence of interest and recognition. The process from fleece to finished garment will be discussed but the focus of the day will be hands-on, individual instruction of carding, combing, spinning and plying wool with various spindles and tools. Learn how to use this skill to create beautiful, handspun yarn above and beyond the manufactured yarns of our modern times. Inspiring projects will be discussed and many examples of handcrafted woolspun yarn available.

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