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Getting to the Core of Spinning

Instructor: Leslie Hoex

In this workshop you will be learning how to core spin with a carded textured art yarn batt. Then you will learn several ways to ply the core singles into beautiful skeins of textured art yarn.

Once we are done plying, you will learn the best way to set your yarns and the different ways you can use your beautiful art yarn.

If time permits, there will be demonstrations on how to make boucle’ out of your coils and how to spin in mohair locks.

Experience Level:  Intermediate Beginner: Have a good working relationship with your wheel.

What to bring: Manual spinning wheel. A small orifice will work, but you will not get a chunky yarn, it will be a thinner yarn. Electric spinners that are not made to spin thick yarns are not recommended.

Material Fee: $25.00

Class Fee: $90

Class Size: Limited to 12

About Your Instructor

Leslie Hoex - Not Your Grandmas Yarn | Twisted Strait Fibers

Leslie Hoex is a passionate fiber artist from the Olympic Peninsula. She spins traditional and textured art yarns, although textured art yarns are her favorite. If you have any fear of spinning textured art yarn, this is the instructor for you! Leslie will gently guide you through “Getting to the Core of Spinning”. Her classroom is organized yet loosely structured. She will be there to offer each student one-on-one assistance so they too can design their own unique art yarn creations. Visit Leslie at Not Your Grandma’s Yarn

Member Discount: Twisted Strait Fibers members receive a 10% discount off the event price.


Tickets may be purchased on Eventbrite at: Getting to the Core of Spinning