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


Color Play: Stress-free Ways to Spin with Color

Friday, October 18, 2013

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Instructor: Jillian Moreno

Class Fee: $225.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 15

0 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

Are you ready to change the way you think about spinning with color? Do you have fun when combining colors or is it just a mess of stress? Are you ready for spinning with color to be fun?
Do you have a collection of beautiful braids, bundles and batts in colors you love, but haven't cracked them open because you're not sure how to spin them without bungling the colors?
In this class, we’ll throw out the color wheel and learn to work with dyed fiber in a bunch of stress-free ways.
You’ll spend a day spinning and knitting yarns from beautifully dyed fibers.
You’ll explore several different ways to work with spinning single color and variegated fibers into yarn you’ll love to knit with.
You’ll get tips on the how to work with different breeds, fiber blends and preparations when combining tops and rovings.
You’ll work with drafting, plies, marls and fractals, and spin and knit samples that you can refer to after class is over.
You’ll learn how to keep colors as they are, how to blend colors for depth and subtlety, and how to combine colors, all without breaking a sweat.
Most importantly, you’ll walk away from this class with more spinning confidence, knowing you don’t need a degree in art or even a color wheel to create beautiful, colorful yarn.
Please bring to class: a wheel in good working order, at least 3 bobbins, a lazy kate and a niddy noddy, knitting needles, paper tags
Please be able to: to spin a consistent yarn and know how to adjust your wheel

Materials Information

Please bring to class: a wheel in good working order, at least 3 bobbins, a lazy kate and a niddy noddy, knitting needles, paper tags

Workshop Instructor

Jillian Moreno is passionate about handspun yarn. She is perpetually curious and loves to dissect processes. She loves to inspire other spinners to t...read more