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Beginning Spinning Class – 10/27, 11/3, 11/10

October 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn How to Spin Your Own Yarn!

Beginning Spinning Classes

Three sessions – weekly

Thursdays, 6-9pm – starting Thurs, October 27th

Location: Ester Volunteer Fire Department

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 black smithing, gardening, etc

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) – NOTE: Calypso has spinning wheels available for rental– wheel rental cost is $60 for the duration of the class. Please reserve  your wheel early to insure availability.


Class Description

Learn how to create your own yarn!  This series of 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 balanced 2-ply yarn.  Students will be encouraged to practice between classes and will gain the foundation of experience needed to go on to become a versatile spinner.


To Register

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


October 27, 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Ester Volunteer Fire Department
3570 Old Nenana Hwy,
Ester, AK 99709 United States
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