JC24 Spin Multicolored Yarns From Solid Colored Roving
with Maggie Casey
If dyeing isn’t your cup of tea and you can’t find the right color combination in hand painted fibers all is not lost. With different spinning and plying techniques and a selection of solid color roving, you can create the yarn of your dreams. Skill Level: Ability to independently spin singles and make a two-ply yarn. Students should bring: Spinning wheel and all its parts; lazy kate and 4 bobbins.
About the instructor: Maggie Casey is co-owner of Shuttles, Spindles & Skeins in Boulder, Colorado. She has been addicted to spinning for more than 30 years. Some people have wine cellars, she has a fleece basement. She holds Part 1 of HGA’s COE in Handspinning. Maggie teaches spinning at Shuttles, SOAR, the Estes Park Wool Market, Maryland Sheep & Wool and guild programs around the country. She has been a Skein judge at the Taos Wool Festival, Estes Park Wool Market, Colorado State Fair and Convergence 2004. She is the author of Start Spinning, Everything You Need to Know to Make Great Yarn, an Interweave Press book. Her DVDs include: Start Spinning, Getting Started on a Drop Spindle and Big and Lofty Yarns.