Color Control : Preparing Fiber for Stripes, Gradients, and Swirls
With Esther Rodgers
Oct 9, 1:00-3:00pm CDT
Knowing how to prepare your colored fiber for different multicolor yarns is a valuable skill and a real time saver. Let Esther show you how to make magic!
Class sessions will be recorded and remain accessible online to registered students of the class for 14 days following the event.
Ever wonder how to create a color progression that moves from one color to another on your drum carder or blending board? How to pull the fiber off each as roving or rolags?
Get ready to put your drum carder or blending board to work. Learn ways to prepare your fiber for roving, batts, and rolls for desired effects.
What about using a hackle to comb top that swirls with color or stripes in a fractal progression?
This class works with color and shows you how to prepare fiber for spinning fractal yarns. The fiber prepared is perfect for Esther’s Fractal Spinning & Plying class.
Special skills or knowledge needed to take this class:
Comfort spinning a single and plying
An optional $30 kit is available for this class; order your kit right away to allow time for shipping.
Purchase at https://jazzturtle.com/product/controlling-color-stripes-gradients-and-swirls/
The kit will include 8 ounces of solid-colored top.
Note: Due to time and shipping constraints, kits are not available to people living outside the United States.
• Spinning wheel or spindle
• Lazy Kate (or what you use for plying)
• Additional bobbins for plying
• Optional Kit
• 8 oz of solid fiber, in at least 4 different colors