Spin cotton with the Takli and Charkha
This is part of FibreFest 2019. This full-day workshop introduces spinning cotton with the takli, an Indian-style support spindle and then the charkha, a portable Indian spinning wheel. Learn how to card natural and dyed fibres to create punis, a cotton fibre preparation. Spin Australian cotton from the seed, punis and hand-spinner's silver. Ply 'singles' with takli and charkha. The workshop is suitable for anyone interested in spinning thread or yarn. No spinning experience necessary.
Sacred Spaces Singleton
Singleton Sisters of Mercy Convent, 30 Queen Street, Singleton NSW 2330