Beyond Thick and Thin with Charan Sachar

About Beyond Thick and Thin with Charan Sachar

Thick and thin yarns are great when it comes to creating textured yarns and are one of my favorites to spin. In this full day class, you will learn to spin thick and thin yarns with the intention of plying them into something magical. Using the thick and thin singles we will explore how to create Beehives, fishnets (2-ply crepe), and Rosebuds. When you leave the class you’ll be able to add these techniques to your creative spinning repertoire.

Materials, Equipment, and Supplies the Student Must Bring to Class

• Wheel with a large orfice (1/2” or more) to accommodate textured yarns
• At least 3 bobbins
• Lazy kate
• Pen, Paper to take notes
• Niddy noddy and any additional spinning tools you prefer.

Materials Fee (to be paid directly to the instructor) and Kit Description

$35 - includes all fiber and ply thread.



Skill Level

Advanced Beginner: Student should be familiar with their wheel, know how to spin a consistent singles, and have plied a yarn.

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The class will meet on Thursday, May 2, from 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm, for a total of 6 hours of instruction.

Class Location

Gary J. Arthur Community Center – West Friendship Room

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Beyond Thick and Thin with Charan Sachar
Charan Sachar

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Charan Sachar

    Charan Sachar is an artist whose work reflects his passion for the fiber arts, like knitting, spinning, weaving, quilting and he uses it as an inspiration for his clay work. In all the fields that he works in, he loves to accept challenges and approach the making with a “what if..” attitude. Charan specializes in creating art yarns with textures, using traditional spinning techniques and pushing them an extra step to create unique yarns. Charan has taught at the Daedalus Fly-in Spinning retreat, PlyAway and other local events in Washington State.

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