The Dutchess County Fairgrounds
6550 Spring Brook Ave.
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival

OCTOBER 19th and 20th, 2013
Saturday 9AM-5PM Sunday 10AM-5PM


Draw Me A Yarn

Sunday, October 20, 2013

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Instructor: Nancie McCraw

Class Fee: $100.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 13

6 Seats Available

About Seat Availability: The availability shown above does NOT A GUARANTEE that an actual seat is available to be purchased. Each registration will be verified after your purchase and if an over sale of seats occurs you will be notified and the price of the over sold seat will be refunded in it's entirety.

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Description

Take your spinning to the next step and try a different draw. We are going to explore different styles of drafting and draws for spinning and discuss how to match the drafting method to the fiber preparation and the yarn you want. We cover the Short draws, short forward and short backward, spinning from the fold, and a few different long draw methods, pre-drafting and double drafting. If time permits we will look at manipulating colors with our drafting techniques. Students should bring:
Spinning wheel. Niddy Noddy, extra bobbins and lazy kate is recommended.

Materials Information

Students should bring:
Spinning wheel. Niddy Noddy, extra bobbins and lazy kate is recommended.

Workshop Instructor

Nancie McCraw grew up in Camp Verde, AZ. Some of my earliest childhood memories are of my grandmother quilting, my cat hiding in my aunt’s bag of sp...read more