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Yarn! – Beginning Spinning
January 28, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Beginning Spinning Classes
Four sessions – weekly (Jan 28th, Feb 4th, 11th, 18th)
Thursdays, 6-9pm – starting Thurs, January 28th
Location: Ester Volunteer Fire Department
Class Cost: $126 (member) $140 (non-member) – you can become a member by making a donation of any amount to support Calypso’s educational programs.
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 monthly rental– wheel rental cost is $70 for the month. Please reserve your wheel early to insure availability.
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 foundational experience needed to go on to become a versatile spinner.
Call 451-0691 or email: email@example.com