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3D Printed Turkish Drop Spindle Workshop at Balham Autumn Market

In this workshop, Eleanor aka 'Ezzy' will teach you all you need to know to bring to life this really old school craft. Ezzy has a passion for spinning and all things fibre related but has added a contemporary twist to this dying craft. In this workshop, you will be using amazing 3D printed Turkish Spindles! These modern tools are a delight to use and are perfectly weighted to make your spins as easy and consistent as possible.

You will learn how to attach a leader onto the spindle, how to spin one-ply yarn, how to ply the yarn (combine strands together), how to set the twist (so the yarn does not unravel) and Eleanor will also pass on her passion for the British wool trade and the fantastic qualities all sorts of different animal fibres can bring to this craft. You will literally have your mind blown with this mesmerising skill. You will produce a centre pull ball of yarn, using loads of different colours of 100% wool. Your hand spun yarn can then be used to knit, crochet, weave or simply gaze at in delight.

Spinning is a slow mindful skill, that is a mesmerising way to spend your time and is a great stress buster after those busy days at work and nightmare commutes. This is the most relaxing 'Spin Class' you will ever attend!

To book your place please CLICK HERE.

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Earlier Event: June 2
Badge Making at Balham Summer Market