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  • Workshop

Spinning Fiber into Yarn

Learn to prepare fibers for hand spinning into yarn on a drop spindle.

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October 25, 2023, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
B Level Seminar Room, Fisher Fine Arts Library
Open to Penn Students, Faculty, and Staff
Fiber on drop spindles

The workshop will overview carding fleece by hand and using a drum carder. The group will blend different colors of fleece to make a unique bat to divide up and spin. Participation in this workshop includes a 3D printed Turkish drop spindle and fiber to spin. Attendees are invited to weave using their handspun yarn in the next Materials Library workshop, Weaving Yarn on a Frame Loom, on November 1. Attendance to both workshops is not required, but highly encouraged.