Our latest spinning online course is now available for All-Access SOS members – Kim McKenna’s Nuances to Spinning Better Yarns! This course perfectly coincides with spinners working through our Spinning Study Group, offering fabulous information about fibre preparation. and showing techniques to become a better spinner.
Modules Four & Five: Primitive and Double Coated Wools & Conclusion are now available at the SOS Spinning Sheep Breeds course taught by Rachel Smith! This week’s update also includes new knitting tutorials taught by Ruth Nguyen plus savings at our SOS Back to School Special.
Module Three: Down and Down-like Wools is now available at the SOS Spinning Sheep Breeds course taught by Rachel Smith. This week’s update also includes the latest from the Natural Dyeing Study Group, covering hand-painting with natural dyes!
This SOS Member update talks about the new course taught by Debby Greenlaw on the Norwegian weft-faced weaving technique, Krokbragd. Also new this week is the Weaving Circles in Tapestry article by Janna Maria Vallee, Natural Dyeing Study Group update and more.
Let the vibrant and fun rainbow of colours lead you into a magical world of colourful fibre play at the new Colour & Fibre Play workshop taught by Diana Twiss! This week’s updates also include what’s been taking place at the Natural Dyeing Study Group plus a save the date and call for questions for our July Live Office Hours!
This week at the SOS, we’re happy to share our latest course addition – Modern Punch Needle taught by local fibre artist, Sahm Jalbert! Read more at today’s update, along with the latest from our Natural Dyeing Study Group and a link to post your fibre arts questions for Felicia’s June Live Office Hours!
At the now available Module Two: Long Wools of the Spinning Sheep Breeds course, join instructor Rachel Smith in an exploration of long wools with different fibre preparations, from dyed and undyed, just combed and commercial top. Rachel talks about the beauty of the lustre, strength, and the combing of these wools, which would make an incredible lace yarn to work with, either for weaving or for a lacy shawl with big open yarn overs. In this week’s update, we also share a reminder about the upcoming Natural Dyeing Study Group plus next week’s Live Office Hours session.
In this week’s update we’re sharing details about the fun new Wet Felting workshop taught by Charlotte Lee and information about our upcoming summer Natural Dyeing Study Group!
Perfect Fit is here! Taught by Tabetha Hedrick, these fabulous knitting videos help teach everything you need to know to understand and adjust measurements for the perfect sweater fit every time! We also share a reminder of our latest SOS course releases at today’s member update!
The range of colours that can be produced with natural dyes has a cohesiveness and harmony that roots us to our environment. Join us today as we share information about the newest course release, Natural Dyeing Basics, taught by local artist and instructor, Caitlin ffrench! In this week’s update, we also share information about new Spinning Sheep Breeds Kits now available for order!