Corespinning for Funk and Function

$90.00

Price includes 3 hours of class. Early Bird ends 08/17/22. An optional materials fee of $45 will be collected during class.

An in-person class with Esther Rodgers

Nov 11, 2:00-5:00pm PST

Corespinning is a wonderfully versatile technique. It allows you to create an extremely textured, bulky yarn or the ultimate smooth yarn with drape — and everything in between! It’s perfect for those who love to spin unprocessed fiber, to keep the texture of the fiber or tame it, or to stretch a luxury fiber.

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Description

Ever wonder how to make that cloud of expensive cashmere go as far as possible or how to spin those fun textured yarns? Learn to do both with corespinning!

Esther will show you how to create yarns with integrity and strong foundations. She’ll talk about which cores to use and when and show how those choices affect the finished yarn,

Maybe you want to add feathers, sequins, fabric. or bobbin inclusions — well Esther can get you there! Along the way, you’ll learn to manage twist in a new way and discover how to deal with the overspin that often happens when corespinning.

Special skills or knowledge needed to take this class:
Students need to be comfortable with their wheels; this is not a spindle class.

An optional kit is available for this class. The $45 kit fee will be collected in class. Exact change is appreciated.
Kit includes: 4oz carded fiber; 1oz top; 1oz locks; Add ins: sequins, feathers, unusual cores (wire and led lights), ribbon/fabric, buttons and more; cotton and mohair cores

Supply list
• Optional Kit
OR
• Cotton crochet thread #10
• Brushed mohair yarn
• 4oz of carded fiber
• 1oz of combed fiber
• 1oz of loose locks
• Sequins trim, feathers, pieces of ribbon or fabric, and other bits and bobs to spin into the yarn

Required equipment
• Spinning wheel
• Bobbins

Additional information

Skill Level

Main Technique

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Customer Reviews

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Dayna M.
Super Class

So many ideas and ways to make corespinnibg beautiful and fun. Lean the basics and add a few fun or crazy elements to your yarn. Esther makes being creative fun and exciting.

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Dayna M.
Inspiration Plus

What a great class. Esther is a knowledgeable teacher who shares her skills and knowledge about handling fiber and creating yarn. She has an easy going manner and her creative energy is just darn inspiring!

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Kathy U.
Corespinning for Funk aned Fashion

Esther is a brilliant and engaging instructor. She has vast crossover knowledge throughout the fiber arts which enhances her ability to teach. Great Class!