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Saturday, October 15 • 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Thick & Thin Handspun Singles - Sat PM LIMITED

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One of the first things we lose as spinners when we are learning is that character of an uneven single. The thick and thin yarn that came so easily when all we wanted was a fine single begins to elude us. While the skill to create a fine even yarn are immensely helpful in most knitting projects, sometimes we really need that thick and thin characteristic to make a nice warm and chunky knit.

We will cover how staple length effect the regular intervals of thick to thin to create a sturdy and usable yarn that will really showcase the color gradients of the fiber you are using. Additionally, we will explore plying techniques beehive coils, supercoils, and more that lend themselves well to a thick and thin single. 

Level of Experience: Intermediate/Advanced spinners  

Emily can be emailed at bricolagestudios@gmail.com with any questions.

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Emily Wohlscheid

Owner/Artist, Bricolage Studios
Emily Wohlscheid has loved fiber, jewelry, and sparkily things since she can remember. After receiving her BFA from Adrian College where she studied metalsmithing and textile techniques, she learned to spin as a way to get back in the classroom. She now creates hand crafted jewelry and hand dyed fiber goods for her business, Bricolage Studios, and teaches classes and workshops both locally and throughout the United States in spinning, fiber... Read More →



Saturday October 15, 2016 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Bld D

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