Wed, 19 November 2014
Weather is changing, time to get a thicker wetsuit! Beach has been gorgeous and Kelie had a great time on Monday with the boys. They found a baby octopus in a big chunk of seaweed and got to hold it!
New Weaving and Spinning Classes at Common Threads: Call the store to sign up!
Cheryl Groyer, who is an expert weaving and fiber enthusiast, will be teaching a beginning weaving classes. Students will be using the Cricket ridged heddle looms available at the store to make there first woven scarf. Looms are free to use for the class and if you decide to keep yours, it will be discounted 10% off the retail price.
Kelie Oreb will be in the house, Common Threads house that is, to share her spinning wisdom with anyone interested in learning the basic skills necessary to spin on a spinning wheel. Students will be spinning on any one of the spinning wheels on display at Common Threads. If you have a spinning wheel, by all means bring it to class.
We talk a little about the difference between a single drive and double drive setup on the wheels. Common Threads has 3 wheels - Louet Victoria, Louet S17, and the Ashford Traveller.
Look for a Learn to Knit Socks class after the New Year!
Kelie - Finished her Mermaid Cowl made with Handmaiden Sea Silk.
Nancy – Knitsurfer
Kelie – Khalila