It was a bright but cold day when we gathered for the first time to spin and natter and catch up on everything that had happened since our AGM in November, so working with wool in the warm was highly appropriate. And there were some lovely colours being spun up, too – just the thing to cheer up January:
and this is another:
Much better spun was some lovely alpaca:
Here are two different approaches to some pastels:
And of course we were observed by a variety of stuffed sheep:
The ‘spinning and weaving’ sessions are great places for new spinners to come and get started, to ask questions, receive help,
It’s also a perfect place to learn why you should never throw away old tights:It’s not pretty, it leads to odd looks from non-spinning members of the public (but so does carrying a spinning wheel about), but it works.
The details of this year’s programme are now up on the Events and Meetings page (as well as on the sidebar). See you soon!