(214) Spinning Beehives and Lace, and Locks

2021-Workshops - HargettBeehivesLace-5Learn the basics of purposefully spinning tapered thick-and-thin singles.
Then learn the controlled plying technique to create a beehives and lace yarn.
• Spinning the single – Learn to control the size, shape and placement of thick to thin in a single
• Ply – thick & thin with beehive coils

Next we’ll spin with locks.

Though the class is primarily Demo/Lecture, students are encouraged to spin along with the instructor.


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Experience Level:


Class Length:

Two-hour Class

Class Day/Time:

Sunday Afternoon

Maximum Class Size:


Student Supplies:

Students are encouraged to spin along with instructor, and will need:


  • Combed top or roving for spinning the single
  • Assorted thin yarns or strong thread to ply beehives


  • Spinning wheel and several bobbins
  • Lazy kate