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This class is designed for those who have no experience with spinning or the novice wishing to gain better understanding - A limited supply of Babe Wheels™ are available for rental during class for a fee of $15.00 per wheel.  They are reserved on a first come first serve basis.  These wheels are available for purchase at a discount at the end of class. A fiber fee is required for all class participants.


1. From The Beginning -

A discussion of fiber characteristics and how they affect yarn, proceeding into fiber preparation including washing, carding, carded formats and woolen vs worsted terminology.


2. Understanding Equipment -

An overview of the basic tools involved in spinning including simple primitive type spinning aids, spindles, spinning wheels and other handy products that help with the process.


3. Putting It All Together -

Learn the techniques relating to spinning. Participants will learn what it takes to turn fiber into yarn with hands on application of drafting, twist, wheel operation, plying, skeining and setting twist.



The fiber fee includes a simple drop spindle, a variety of fiber samples in different formats and handouts. Participants are encouraged to bring a small sampling of their own fiber and get tips on the best way to prepare and spin it.


Class limit - 10 participants
Class length - 4 - 6 hours


This class is available on your farm, at your event or here at the studio.

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