Silk Spinning Workshop- Red Eri Camel/Silk Blend Skills Clinic

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Silk Spinning Workshops led by Kim McKenna- Red Eri and Camel/Silk Blend Skills Clinic

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In September Sanjo Silk is offering the first two on-line workshops of a series. The workshops have been developed by Kim McKenna to help improve your spinning skills and introduce you to the beautiful silk fibres we carry here at The Silk Weaving Studio on Granville Island.

Workshops are limited to 6 participants. A size that allows for more intimate interactions with the instructor as well as one another as we explore some of Sanjo Silk beautiful silken treasures.

The registration fee for each workshop is $85. This includes 200 grams of fibre, worth approximately $37 retail, as well as a 4-hour workshop via Zoom.

In each 4-hour session Kim will first look at your signature spinning method, aka default spinning, and give you tips on how to tweak your technique. Then after showing you how to improve your handspun with subtle adjustments to both your wheel and technique you will move on to work with two very different silks.

In this workshop you will be provided with 100 grams each of Red Eri silk (photo) and a Silk/Camel Blend.

Often Eri fibre feels more like cotton than silk, lacks luster, may be lumpy, and has short staples. Not so with the Eri sourced by Sanjo Silk. Their Eri fibre has wonderful pearl-like lustre, is silky to the touch and extremely well prepared.

The Silk Camel Blend sourced by Sanjo Silk is exquisite. This 65% silk, 35% camel sliver is perfectly blended and results in a slightly heathered effect once spun. Pure luxury.

The fibre will be ready for you to pick up at the Silk Weaving Studio. current hours are 11-5pm daily.

If you are unable to pick up the fibre, please email Diana @ sanjosilk@gmail.com and for $10 postage and handling fee we will send it to you.

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