This is an hour long spindle spinning taster session for Botanica Yarn Festival to be held on Satuday 7th Novemeber 15.20-16.20 BST 


The workshop will be live on zoom and accopanied by a video that you can watch in your own time. 


Spinning is one of the most important crafts in human history without it we would not have string or yarn or woven cloth. 

By the end of this workshop you will have all the skills you need to make your first yarn.

This workshop will cover the basics of spinning wool with a drop spindle using the park and draft method. 

We will look at how twist works and why wool is such an amazing material to spin.


Included in the price is:

- access to the workshop and video

- Spindle and leader thread

- Spinning fiber, Bluefaced Leicester combed top grown and processed in the UK

- Postage and packaging (within the UK only)


We will be using wool for this workshop which can cause allergic reactions for some people if you have any concerns please get in contact. 


To find out more about Botanica check out their websitie

Instagram @botanica_yarnfest 

Botanica Yarn Festival Workshop with kit

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