Fairbanks Fiber Festival Class
Instructor: Susan Willsrud
Saturday & Sunday, October 13 & 14, 2018
10:30 am – 12:30 pm both days
Location: Pioneer Park – Civic Center – Blue 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.