Spindle Plying - $20

Saturday, August 19th, 2-4p

Now that you've learned the basics of drop-spinning, take your yarns to the next level by learning the two most common plying techniques.  In this class, students will learn the difference between S and Z twist.  We will also cover how plying can affect your finished yarn and projects.  Students will practice the standard 2-ply method as well as chain or Navajo plying.  This class will open up a whole world of possibilities for new spinners!

Prerequisites: Beginning Drop-Spinning or ability to spin singles

Supplies:

  • At least 3 bobbins or center-pull balls of single-ply yarn
  • Niddy noddy (if you have one)
  • Drop spindle

Skills Learned:

  • Differences between S and Z twist
  • 2-ply technique
  • Chain or Navajo ply technique