A days course will run from 10am - 4pm with an hours break for a home made lunch

Wheels can be supplied
Handouts to support the session
All materials, refreshments and lunch is included in the price
Use of a large and varied array of fibres

Cost of a days individual tuition £150

Cost of a days group tuition with 6 attending £100 p.p.

If you would like to book a lesson please contact us

Having problems with:

Trouble with Carding?
Singles too tight?
Plying too loose?
Understanding Woollen & Worsted?

Need help with the slippery plant fibres:
Bamboo, Soy, Silk?

Want to blend fibres and colour?

We offer hourly sessions to get you over these problems £20p.h

Alpaca processing - Pippin uncarded 1
Dirty Pippin

Preparation of Fibre
Skirting and sorting a fleece
Washing the fibre

Carding the fibres with combs,
hand and drum carders

Starting to Spin
Drafting the fibres to enable easier spinning
Spinning singles
Plying the singles together
Skeining the yarn

Alpaca processing - Pippin ready for spinning
Alpaca processing - Pippin on the rum carder
Alpaca processing - single Pippin on the bobbin on
Ready for delivery

We have been spinning and weaving for over 28yrs and are the Tutors for the Cornwall Guild of Weavers Spinners & Dyers Two Year Foundation Courses in Spinning & Weaving

We also head the Guild's Weavers Days as well as teach newcomers to spin at Guild general meetings


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