Spin on a Drop Spindle - Gwent Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers
This workshop is designed to teach how to spin and ply on a drop spindle. You can be an absolute beginner and by the end of the workshop you will have the knowledge to make your own yarn with an ancient but still highly productive and relevant tool. It is by far the most economical and portable way to spin. Have spindle can spin anywhere!
LEVEL: Suitable for beginners
Students can bring their own drop spindle and fleece, or can purchase kits from the workshop, or from the many stalls within Wonderwool. We will provide the know-how and practical help; you come with the will to learn and a sense of fun.
The workshop will be run by Mair Williams and Marrianne Larcombe, both enthusiastic members of Gwent Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers . They have been known to drop spindle whilst cooking, bathing the kids or taking over the communal area of hotels where they have been staying.