Spinning Classes offered by Kara Perpelitz of SpinHeartSpin

Trifecta

 Learn how twist, take up and draft interact to give you the yarn you want!

This class is a series of guided exercises that will increase your knowledge of your wheel, and how to make finite adjustments to get you spinning more productively!

Class duration: 12 hours (2 days)

Maximum students: 12

Level: Intermediate

Woolen Wonderland

Have you ever wanted to woollen spin, but just couldn't get the hang of it?  Or were trepadacious to try, for fear of "ruining good wool"?  During this class we will take a look at fibre prep and how relates to woollen spinning, learn how to make excellent rollags, and of course get spinning woollen yarns on our wheels.

Class duration: 6 hours (1 day)

Maximum Students: 12

Level: intermediate

Beginner Spinning on the Wheel

In this class we look at everything a beginner needs to know: how a spinning wheel works, how twist can be our friend or foe, different types of fibres and the preparations they can come in, and of course, learn how this all culminates into creating yarn with our hands!

class duration: 12 hours (2 days)

Maximum Students: 12

Level: Beginner

Beginner Drop Spindle Spinning

This class is nearly the same as beginner with a wheel, except we spin solely on a spindle!  

Class duration: 9 hours (one intense day or 1.5 days)

Maximum students: 12

Level: Beginner

Fabulous Fibre Blends and how to achieve them

Play with a variety of fibres, ranging from soft merino, silk, and cashmere to more coarse fibres such as Jacob, dorset and shetland.  We will use hand cards, combs, hackles and drum carders. 

This class can be taught as an overview class in in one day, or an in-depth class in 2 days.   

Maximum Students: 12

Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Please contact me for pricing and to book one or more of these classes by emailing spinheartspin@live.ca