Hand Spinning – Next Steps

Hand Spinning – Next Steps


This 4 hour course is a follow on to the full day Beginners’ Workshop and is also suitable for spinners who have been learning at home without having had any formal tuition.  


It focusses on tips and tricks for using a spinning wheel, pre-preparing the fibre, joining on new fibre, controlling thickness and adjusting tension using the braking system. We will also learn a new plying technique and have plenty of time for general practice of your emerging spinning skills.


What’s included in the price?

  • All the materials for the workshop are provided including fibre (a selection of commercially prepared roving, and top in natural and dyed shades) use of drop spindles, spinning wheels and electric mini-spinner.
  • Tea/Coffee and cake.
  • Free Parking
  • Accessible facilities.
  • Tips and Tricks Handout

What you need to bring:

  • An apron 
  • If you have your own equipment and materials that you would like to make use of, feel free to bring them along.  

This course is run on a demand basis.  Please contact me to arrange a suitable date. A minimum of 2 learners per course are required and we reserve the right to cancel should this minimum not be met. 

Hand Spinning – Next Steps

4 Hours

Flexible Dates

£45