Fairbanks Fiber Festival Class
Instructor: Susan Willsrud
Dates of the class: Tuesday & Thursday, October 8 & 10, 2019
Time of the class: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm both days
Location: Pioneer Park - Cabin 66 - Front Room
Learn how to create your own yarn! No previous experience is necessary.
These classes will introduce students to spinning yarn on a spinning wheel. The classes will cover an overview of how the spinning wheel works, preparing fiber for spinning, how to spin a continuous yarn and how to create a 2-ply yarn. Students will develop the foundation of experience needed to go on to become a versatile spinner.
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 email@example.com.
Maximum number of students: 8
Minimum number of students: 4
Age range: 18 and up
Materials fee: $25 (this will cover the cost of a selection of wool for spinning – students who have their own wool to spin can skip the materials fee)
Contact: Susan Willsrud: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pre-registration: This class is pre-registration only. Please register by 2 days before the class begins. Registration will be closed after this time.REGISTER