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Introduction to Spinning – Fairbanks Fiber Festival

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 calypsosusan@gmail.com.

October 13 2018


Date: October 13
Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cost: $60.00
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Pioneer Park Civic Center

2300 Airport Way
Fairbanks, 99701

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The Folk School Fairbanks at Pioneer Park
Phone: 9074571219
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