Spinning in Color: Exploring Complements and Gradients

This workshop includes 3-4 sessions* on Wednesday evenings from February 22 – March 15 (see schedule below).

This spinning class explores using complementary colors. Students will create 3 different swatches using different color spinning techniques and then, based on the results of the swatches, choose a method to use for a cowl project.

Experienced and new spinners are welcome! You just need to be comfortable spinning a continuous yarn.

Class Schedule:

Session 1: Wednesday, Feb. 22 | 5:30pm (2 hours)

    • Learn about Complementary Colors, how they work and how to use them
    • Practice spinning for consistency
    • Spin an Ombre Gradient sample
    • Start knitting the first swatch

Session 2: Wednesday, March 1 | 5:30pm (2 hours)

    • Spin a Fractal Gradient sample
    • Spin a Marled sample
    • Spin and knit samples as needed

Session 3: Wednesday, March 8 | 5:30pm (2 hours)

    • Share swatches & choose a style for a cowl project
    • Start on the project

*BONUS 4th Session: Wednesday, March 15 | 5:30pm (1 hour)
This session isn’t included in cost of the class but is available to anyone who wants to get together for a one-hour check in, share their projects and share some snacks!

Cost: $75 members/$100 non-member*
*See below for information about membership and Pay What You Can discounts.

Additional Materials Fee: $40

Students Should Bring: Your spinning wheel with at least 3 bobbins. If you don’t want to bring your wheel, Calypso has some available for use during class!

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