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Advanced Spinning: Part 1 of 3

January 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

$90 - $110

Three Weekly Sessions: Part 1 of 3

Mondays from 6-8:30pm –  January 30th, February 6th & 13th

At the Volunteer Fire Department in Ester

Class Description: Learn a variety of versatile spinning techniques, from core spinning to beaded yarns, to multiple ply yarns! Basic spinning ability is required, but new spinners are totally welcome!  This series of classes will introduce students to several different spinning techniques which can be used to create a great range of beautiful and functional yarns. Each of the three classes will focus on a different technique and students will have the opportunity to create samples in class and take materials home to practice further.

Class Cost: $90 (member)/$110 (non-member) –  you can become a member by making a donation of any amount for the year –  to support Calypso’s educational programs. As a member, you’ll receive a discount on all of Calypso’s workshops, including blacksmithing, gardening, etc. To become a member, call the Office at 451-0691 or click the donate now button on the left margin of this page.

Materials Cost: $40 (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)

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

Wheel Rental Option: Calypso has spinning wheels (with bobbins) available for rental during the class –  you can take the wheels and bobbins home with you during those weeks. Rental cost is $60.  Please reserve your wheel early to insure availability.

To Register: Call 451-0691 or email calypsosusan@gmail.com


January 30, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$90 - $110
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Susan Willsrud


Ester Volunteer Fire Department
3570 Old Nenana Hwy,
Ester, AK 99709 United States
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