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Yarn! – Beginning Spinning

January 28, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn How to Spin Your Own Yarn!spinning photo compressed

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.

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 foundational experience needed to go on to become a versatile spinner.

To Register

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



January 28, 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Susan Willsrud


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