High Tech Manufactured Fibers

2 days

Today’s spinners have a wide variety of manufactured fibers available for spinning alone or enhancing natural fibers by plying or blending. Learn the fascinating history of manufactured fibers that began with a quest to reproduce silk like a silkworm. Work with rayon, nylon, shiny Mylar fiber and even the newest fibers: Tencel, SOYSILK®, bamboo rayon, Ingeo™ fiber and Optim™ stretched wool. This class will help you decide why, when and how you might want to use these exciting fibers.