Spring 2023 Drop Spindle Spinning Workshop
2-Week Workshop in Umiujaq, Nunavik
A Small Fly-In Only Community in Northern Quebec, Canada
Sharing Skills in Fibre, Spinning, Plying and Setting
With an Extra Project for Finished Wool
In this 2 week workshop, we will be learning the basic skills to hand-spinning wool on a drop spindle and crocheting a basic headband.
The workshop will include:
- A Canadian made wood, Bottom Whorl Spindle and approximately 113.5g or 1/4lb of wool.
- Wool Basics including bumping and hand carding wool, adding a leader, drafting, plying and setting.
- Use your plied wool to crochet a basic headband
- Bring 2 jars or spinning bobbins, for transferring plys.