Sun, Nov 01 | Virtual

Spinning in Color

This workshop will explore spinning in color for a desired final effect in a project. Participants will explore the use of complementary colors and color gradients. Participants will practice three different techniques for combining colors in order to create an intentional, desired effect.
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Time & Location

Nov 01, 2020, 8:00 PM
Virtual

About The Event

Click here for full details and to register through The Folk School.

Instructor: Susan Willsrud -- calypsosusan@gmail.com

Dates of the class: Materials kits and instructional video will be available on Sunday, November 1, 2020. Materials kits can be picked up at The Folk School cabin. Live Zoom follow up meetings will be on Sunday, November 8 at 4:00 pm –  5:00 pm and Saturday, November 14 at 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

This workshop will explore spinning in color for a desired final  effect in a project. Participants will explore the use of complementary  colors and color gradients. Participants will practice three different  techniques for combining colors in order to create an intentional,  desired effect. Techniques will be used to create yarn needed for a  finished project.

Note: Workshop participants must have a spinning wheel and knitting  needles, and a sound working knowledge of spinning and knitting is required.

Susan will release an initial video detailing the blending and spinning technique used on November 1st. The materials kit will also be available at this time. Materials kits can be picked up at The Folk School cabin.

Participants will have a couple of weeks to practice the technique.  Susan will supplement the technique video with live Zoom follow up  meetings on Sunday, November 8 at 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm and Saturday,  November 14 at 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

Prerequisites: A sound working knowledge of spinning and knitting is required.

Workshop fee: $30

Materials fee: $50 (Includes hand blended roving in a  selection of colors. There will be enough fiber provided for sample  swatches and a finished cowl.)

Click here for full details and to register through The Folk School.

Registration is Closed

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