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Learn to Spin with Michelle and Rose

Price $145 AUD + BF Get tickets

Event description

Beginning Spinning Full day class.

Learn the basics of spinning with a spinning wheel in just one day.

Do you have a spinning wheel lying around that you would like to learn to use? Maybe you learnt as a child and need a refresher?

Learning Objectives:

After this course you will understand the basics of yarn construction. You will learn the basics of using a spinning wheel and adjusting its tension. We aim to teach you how to spin a basic 2-ply yarn from wool fibre.


  • Semi-worsted spinning (flicker) in the grease
  • Wool spinning (rolags) in the grease
  • Spinning pre-dyed sliver
  • Plying & winding into a skein on niddy-noddy


  • A Fibre Pack is included. This comprises raw unwashed wool and undyed commercial sliver (combed).


  • Spinning wheel with at least 3 bobbins (a limited number of wheels are available from equipment hire on the day, please indicate when choosing tickets if you need a wheel)
  • Lazy Kate (if you have one)
  • Niddy-noddy (if you have one)
  • Hand cards (if you have them)
  • Flicker (if you have one)

There will be a 30 minute lunch break - BYO lunch. Coffee and tea provided. Microwave and Fridge available.

Minimum of 2 students, the class will be cancelled 48 hours prior if the minimum is not met. Refunds will only be considered if requested more than 48 hours beforehand.

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Refund policy

Refunds available until 48 hours before the workshop starts.