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Introduction to Spinning Yarn
Learn how to create yarn from sheep's wool. Using
replicas of centuries old spinning tools students will
make yarn from roving and fleece right from the
All phases of spinning will be discussed and
demonstrated, including a history of spinning, an
overview of various plant and animal fiber, fiber
selection and preparation, and finishing methods.
Work will be done on drop spindles and spinning
wheels. Students will leave class with a skein of
their own handspun wool yarn, instructions for
making an inexpensive drop spindle, and practice
No previous spinning experience is required, all
materials are provided. Rental wheels are available
for a small additional charge.
Tuition rates vary based on
class size.  Inquire about
private or group instruction
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