Core spinning Fairbanks Fiber Festival Class

Instructor:  Susan Willsrud

Date of the class: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 (New Date)

Time of the class: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: Pioneer Park - Cabin 66 - Front Room

In this class, you will learn how to make unique, colorful yarns using wool, mohair and silk. You will spin a core yarn and then learn how to wrap that core yarn with a variety of other fibers to make unique, textured yarns.

Students Should Bring: A functional spinning wheel and 3 bobbins (minimum).

Wheel Rental Option: Calypso has spinning wheels (with bobbins) available for rental during the class. Rental cost is $20. Students will need to provide a valid credit card number as a deposit for the wheel. Please reserve your wheel early to insure availability by emailing Susan at  

Check out the Fairbanks Fiber Festival website.

Maximum number of students: 12

Minimum number of studCore spinningents: 4

Age range: 18 and up

Prerequisites: You must be able to spin, but new spinners are welcome.

Cost: $35

Materials fee: $30 

Contact: Susan Willsrud:

Pre-registration: This class is pre-registration only. Please register by 2 days before the class begins. Registration will be closed after this time.




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