Unravel: British Breed Yarn Tasting

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Workshop Description:

This session is all about getting to know the range and beauty of yarns that are available from the sheep of the British Isles. If you want to try something a bit different but want to know your woollen spun from your worsted and your crimp from your lustre this is the class for you. You will be given a box of samples from a range of yarns and invited to experiment with them and make your own assessment under the guidance of self confessed wool geek Jane Lithgow.
Participants need to have the ability to knit or crochet.

Materials:

Knitting needles or crochet hook suitable for working with DK yarn.


Tutor: Jane Lithgow

Jane is a lifelong knitter, crocheter and spinner with extensive experience. She has been teaching and designing for the last fourteen years becoming a full time freelance textile artist six years ago. She has extensive experience teaching knitting classes for beginners, intermediate, families and private classes by arrangement on basic techniques, reading patterns, colourwork, cables, lace, brioche knitting, garment construction, finishing techniques and fixing mistakes and yarn analysis. She has a special interest in teaching sock and mitten knitting. She also teaches crochet for beginners and hand spinning with both drop spindle and wheel.