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Learn to Spin with a Mayan Spinner with Vicki Cornish - Saturday August 10 (10am)

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Mayan Spinning with Vicki Cornish @bonsai_woman. 

If you knit, crochet or weave and are curious about making your own yarn, this is the workshop for you!

Mayan Spinners are robust, portable and easy to use tools and a fun introduction to the craft of spinning.

Vicki from Bonsai Woman will teach you all the basic spinning skills of drafting fibre, adding twist and plying.  Then you will explore a range of fibres to create your own unique yarn.

Participants will receive comprehensive notes and all spinning fibre.

Mayan Spinners handmade locally with recycled timber will be available to purchase on the day.

What you Get

You will learn basic spinning skills that can be transferred to other tools, such as a spinning wheel.

 Hints and tips from over 30 years spinning experience, and information on how to use hand spun yarn.

Learn about the history of spinning and some of the ancient tools our ancestors used to make yarn.

What to Bring

Your enthusiasm for learning a new craft!

If you fall in love with your Mayan Spinner and wish to take it home with you, you can purchase it for the special workshop price of $45.


All materials are supplied.  Please bring your own lunch or your can purchase locally.

Time: 10am-1pm (3hrs) 
Location: 211 Dowling Street, Dungog NSW
Parking: Dowling St or nearby side streets

This workshop will be run indoors at our shop premises.