Plying

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Beginners Plying ½ day

Morning Workshop 9:30 – 12:30

Ply plays a significant role in your finished yarn. Whether for knitting, weaving or crochet there are some fundamental aspects of plying you need to get under your belt so that you can make the yarn you need.

  • To rest or not? Fresh v stored singles
  • Keeping control and consistency.
  • Learn how to achieve a balanced 2-ply and 3-ply yarn.
  • Unbalanced yarn
  • Ply back testing/sampling.
  • Chain/Navajo ply
  • Andean bracelet

Ability level: Competent spinner.

Equipment needed: Students should bring a wheel in good working order, at least two bobbins of Z spun singles and one empty one to ply onto. A Niddy noddy or swift, Lazy Kate and sampling book or index cards and a pen/cil and a stapler or sticky tape.

Price €35 pp to include refreshments, materials and notes.
Class size: 4 people.

Book both classes together for €60 for the whole day and bring a packed lunch.
50% deposit to reserve your place with the remaining 50% to be paid on the day.

 

Advanced plying ½ day

Afternoon Workshop 13:30 – 16:30

You’ve got balanced plying down. You’d like to do some fun stuff……….. How about learning some different techniques?

  • Spiral plying
  • Cable plying*
  • Coils** and Stacks
  • Beehives
  • Bouclé
  • Autowrap
  • Spinning in some locks

Ability level: Competent spinner.

Equipment required: Students should bring a wheel in good working order with a large orifice, a quantity of singles – at least 20m (on bobbins, storage bobbins or toilet tubes doesn’t matter so long as they fit your Lazy Kate) and at least one empty bobbin to ply onto. Lazy Kate. Please feel free to bring any threads and locks you might wish to incorporate. Niddy noddy or swift. Sampling book or index cards and a pen.

*For the cable plying please bring a quantity of 2 plied yarn
**If you are able, please bring a quantity of thick and thin singles.

€35 pp to include refreshments, materials and notes.
Class size: 4 people.

Book both classes together for €60 for the whole day and bring a packed lunch.
50% deposit to reserve your place with the remaining 50% to be paid on the day.

Additional information

Date

28th May 2019, 24th July, 9th November 2019

Workshops

Beginners Plying, Advanced Plying, Both