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Spindle spinning for beginners weekendSpindle spinning for beginners weekend
26th AND 27th August 2017. This course is definitely going ahead.
Learn to spin yarn with a drop spindle.Tutor: Janet Renouf-Miller
Saturday AND Sunday 10am - 4pm at Penicuik (West Street) Arts Centre, 4 West Street, Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 9DL
Bring your own lunch or buy from the cafe downstairs (Sat only) Tea and coffee provided.
A two day course to help you get to grips with spindle spinning (spindling) Suitable for both beginners and those who can already spindle spin a little but are not confident. We will use top whorl spindles on this course, learn to use a wrist distaff, thigh roll and kick the spindle. Bring any top whorl spindle you have and would like to use and Janet will tell you if it is suitable. There will be spindles available for everyone to use and all fibre is provided.

 


Price:    110.00 


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Spinning for beginners weekend
Saturday AND Sunday 30th Sept/1st October 2017 - subject to minimum numbers
Learn to spin using a spinning wheel with tutor Janet Renouf-Miller.
Saturday AND Sunday 10am - 4pm at Penicuik (West Street) Arts Centre, 4 West Street, Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 9DL
Bring your own lunch or buy from the cafe downstairs (Sat only) Tea and coffee provided.
Bring your own wheel or hire one for the day - £15 payable on the day. Fibre included.

£110 inc VAT  


Price:    110.00 

Spinning for beginners weekend

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Yarn Group
at Penicuik (West Street) Arts Centre, 4 West Street, Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 9DL between 10am and noon each Wednesday morning.
Bring your knitting or crochet, get help with a woolly problem, learn a new technique and share experiences. This group may develop in to spinning and feltmaking, too.
£2 payable on the day for use of room.

 





Spinning course - improvers weekend
Saturday AND Sunday
For those who have already mastered the basics of spinning using a spinning wheel. Learn different spinning and plying methods, learn to spin different thicknesses of yarn, carding and blending with hand carders and more.
Fibre provided. Bring your own wheel if possible. Wheel may be available to hire on the day (please let us know if you will need one).
10am - 4pm at Penicuik (West Street) Arts Centre, West Street, Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 9DL

Please let us know if you are interested in this course
£110 


Price:    110.00 




Weaving for BeginnersWeaving for Beginners
Proposed course
Learn to weaving using a rigid heddle loom: Tutor Janet Renouf-Miller
Bring your own lunch or buy from the cafe downstairs. Tea and coffee provided.
Bring your own rigid heddle loom or hire one for the day - £15 payable on the day.
Please let us know if you are interested in this course 


Price:    60.00 




Introduction to Felting course
An introduction to feltmaking using wet and dry methods. Participants will have the opportunity to try various feltmaking techniques on a small scale and will create a variety of decorations for Christmas. A flat felted piece: eg table centre; using a resist: eg Christmas stocking; 3D needlefelted item eg a robin.
Minimum numbers apply and course will not go ahead if this is not reached.
Saturday 10am - 4pm at Penicuik (West Street) Arts Centre, 4 West Street, Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 9DL on a Saturday
Bring your own lunch or buy from the cafe downstairs. Tea and coffee provided. Bring towels, apron, polybag to take your damp articles home in. Let us know if you are interested in this course
£60 inc VAT 


Price:    60.00 




Woolfest 2018Woolfest 2018
the dates for your diary in 2018 are Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd June.
at Mitchell's Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria