It’s one thing to know how to spin and make a beautiful and colourful yarn, and it’s a whole other thing to know how that yarn is going to work up into cloth. If you want the colours to appear in the cloth in a certain way, then you can work backwards to determine how you want to spin the fibre.
In our latest SOS course release, Spinning Intentional Colour, taught by Felicia Lo Wong, spinners learn how to develop a functional, working understanding of colour and how it affects our handspun yarn.
Learn more at Spinning Intentional Colour with Felicia! We hope by the end of this class, we hope you will have more confidence in your skills and abilities to spin colour with intention. In the course workbook, you can find all of the fundamental information, as well as photos and links to inspirational resources mentioned in the course.
For any questions and to share your progress, visit us in the SOS community forums. We’d also love to see photos of your work – tag us on Instagram with #sosspinningintentionalcolour and #schoolofsweetgeorgia!
Reminder to also check out the new collection of fibre colourways at SweetGeorgia, offering great options for colour play while working through the new Spinning Intentional Colour course. Shop the new handpainted fibres at the SweetGeorgia online shop! (Plus, don’t forget the discount code available to All-Access SOS members, listed here.)
Spinning Study Group // Week Four
Week four is already here over at the SOS Spinning Study Group, with this week’s topic: Worsted Draft Sampling!
This week, the focus is on sampling worsted drafts with a worsted prep. If you want to produce a shinier yarn, more resistant to pilling, these are the drafts to opt for. The exercises will help you notice which drafts you do and which draft produces the yarn you like better for your project. If you want to produce a “true worsted” yarn, use a worsted prep and a worsted draft.
SOS Back to School Special
Only available until the end of September, don’t miss our annual SOS Back to School special! Use the code: BACKTOSCHOOL2021 for 15% off our quarterly and annual memberships. It’s an excellent time to lock in savings for your fibre arts learning journey ahead. Find more info about the subscription plans available here!
Live Office Hours Next Week
Our September livestream session is already coming up next week, Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 10am PDT!
Reminder that if you have a fibre arts question or project you would like Felicia to include as part of the SOS livestream, please post your Live Office Hours questions and projects in advance!
Wishing you a week filled with colour and creativity,
School of SweetGeorgia