Hand Spinning class at the Farm - October 30, 2021


Learn the ancient art of putting twist into fiber to make your own yarn! This class will include beginning wheel spinning and/or drop spindle instruction for those seeking information and hands on help in learning to spin wool into yarn. 

The class features an introduction to wool and other spinning fibers, tools of the trade, spinning terms and techniques used to operate the spinning wheel/spindle. You will receive help with drafting the fibers, getting the twist into the wool and take up onto the bobbin. You will spin a singles yarn and wind your yarn off the bobbin with a niddy-noddy.

Each participant will be supplied with a variety of fiber preparations to learn with and fiber to take home to continue your practice.

You will meet the sheep and learn the steps in taking raw wool and turning it into yarn.

Participants may bring their own chair, a spinning wheel in working order and/or hand spindle. If you need to borrow a spinning wheel, please send a request here

Class size is limited. Masks and/or vaccinations are encouraged.  If there is room Advanced Beginner Students may register and further their instruction with plying and advanced spinning techniques.

Please contact Dakota Carding and Wool if you have any questions.
[Thank you and I look forward to meeting you for this spinning class. kelly]

Price: $65.00