The structure and technique to creating a functional sound yarn. Includes how to add in embellishments like feathers, sequins and ribbon. Kits available.
Corespinning Over Structural Cores – Elastic, Wire and Lightwire
Expands on corespinning technique to be used over structural cores. Includes techniques to make wearables right off the wheel.
How to spin locks using 5 different techniques.
Textured extreme plying techniques. Coils, bobbles, beehives, twists and stacks are included.
Layered Plying – Crepes and Cables
The rules of layered plying are tested then going extreme layered.
Boucle Study – The Effect of Textured Singles in a Boucle
Once you know the rules of the layered ply, begin to explore how you can manipulate them. This class takes the boucle texture through 2 nontraditional single structures- corespun and thick and thin. See what happens when you apply different techniques to different structures.
Intentional Art Yarn and Design – Spin a Story
Explore the difference between creative yarn and true art yarn. Learn how Esther plans her concept yarns- she will shre her brainstorming and mapping process and how she collects supplies and designs an art yarn.