University of Atlantia

Course Detail

Spinning Wool From Medieval Images

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Instructor:
Mavi of Misthaven


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA74 February 7, 2009
Crs #:
301
Date:
Sat Feb 07
Time:
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Fee:
Length:
2 hrs
Credits:
2
Attendees:
3/∞
Room:
Course Category:
Arts & Sciences
Track:
No track assigned
Description
Medieval  spindlers, whether with a spindle and whorl, or a wheel, used a different process to create thread/yarn than modern spinners.  This class will focus on reproducing the physical process of spindling (spinning with a spindle and whorl) based on imagery from pre-history through the Renaissance.  The class is open to everyone, whether you've never spun or have been spinning for years. The class will focus solely on spinning, with a brief (