Classes and Workshops

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SPINNING CLASSES
BEGINNING SPINNING with Barb Johns
Learn spinning basics from drop spindle to wheel.  Barb has her Master Spinners Certificate.  Check out her
website  http://www.barbjohns.com/.  click
here to sign up
Dates: Wednesday, Jan 11 & 18; 7 pm -9 pm
      Friday, Feb 10 & 17; 7-9 pm
      Thursday, March 9 & 23; 7-9 pm
      Saturday, April 1 & 8; 2-4 pm
      
Friday, June 2 & 9; 7-9 pm
Cost: $65 (materials included)

SPINNING 102 with Barb Johns
In this 6 session class we will learn how to spin a consistent yarn, measure it and record it for a knitting
project, as well as learn plying techniques. We will also work on our knitting project, a shawl. Bring your
wheel, 3 bobbins and your Lazy Kate -- we'll provide the fiber.   
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Dates: Jan 7, 21, Feb 11, 25, March 11 & 25  10 am - 12 noon
Cost: $100

BLENDING WITH HANDCARDERS with Barb Johns
Learn to blend wool, alpaca, angelina and other fun fibers using hand carders. We will start by learning to
use our hand carders, so experience is not required. Bring your hand carders and spinning wheel or drop
spindle so that you can try out your unique blend in class.
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Date: Sat. Feb 11; 1-4 pm Cost: $45
   Sat. June 3
, 1-4 pm Cost: $45

COMBING with Barb Johns
You will learn to safely use English Combs to prepare wool that is longer than 5” for spinning and how to use a diz. I
will demonstrate the proper washing of the locks to prepare for combing and you will comb and spin your samples.
You will also have the opportunity to work with mini combs. Locks of varying lengths will be available for personal
comparison. Bring a spinning wheel, drop spindle, and a camera, if you like.
Date: April 8; 10 am - 1 pm    Cost: $45    click here to sign up