What core to use? Should I pre-twist my core? My core-spun yarn always has extra twist, how do I fix that? What fiber prep can I use for corespinning?
If you haven’t tried core-spinning because of these questions (or more), this would a perfect starting place where the basics of corespinning will be covered.
Corespinning is a great basic skillset to have for making simple and complex art yarns
Familiar with your wheel, can spin a continuous thread and make a plied yarn
$35 for Fiber Batt, Core yarn, Ply thread
• Wheel with a large orfice (1/2” or more) to accommodate textured yarns
• At least 2 bobbins
• Lazy kate
• Pen, Paper to take notes
• Niddy noddy and any additional spinning tools you prefer.
• Fiber will be provided, but students are also encouraged to bring any additional fiber prep (top, batts, rolags) they are curious to corespin
If bringing an e-spinner, make sure you have a full battery and a stand at the height you like. The venue is not responsible for providing electricity or stands.