Spinning in Color Fiber FestONLINE/VIDEO CLASS

Spinning gradients and using complementary colors in a project

Fairbanks Fiber Festival Class

Instructor:  Susan Willsrud

Dates of the class: Materials kits and instructional video will be available on Sunday, November 1, 2020. Materials kits can be picked up at The Folk School cabin. Live Zoom follow up meetings will be on Sunday, November 8 at 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm and Saturday, November 14 at 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

This workshop will explore spinning in color for a desired final effect in a project. Participants will explore the use of complementary colors and color gradients. Participants will practice three different techniques for combining colors in order to create an intentional, desired effect. Techniques will be used to create yarn needed for a finished project.

Note: Workshop participants must have a spinning wheel and knitting needles, and a sound working knowledge of spinning and knitting is required.

Susan will release an initial video detailing the blending and spinning technique used on November 1st. The materials kit will also
be available at this time. Materials kits can be picked up at The Folk School cabin.

Participants will have a couple of weeks to practice the technique. Susan will supplement the technique video with live Zoom follow up meetings on Sunday, November 8 at 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm and Saturday, November 14 at 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

Spinning in Color Fiber FestCheck out the Fairbanks Fiber Festival website.

Important: Please review the information on our Using Zoom for Online Classes and Meetings page to make sure you have the resources necessary to successfully and satisfactorily participate in such a class before you sign up.

Maximum number of students: 15

Minimum number of students: 5

Age range: 18 and up

Prerequisites: A sound working knowledge of spinning and knitting is required.

Cost: $30

Materials fee: $50 (Includes hand blended roving in a selection of colors. There will be enough fiber provided for sample swatches and a finished cowl.)

Contact: Susan Willsrud: calypsosusan@gmail.com

Pre-registration: This class is pre-registration only. Please register by 2 days before the class begins. Registration will be closed after this time.

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