Beginning Spinning Series (3 weeks)

Beginning Spinning Classes Thursdays, 6-8:30pm – Thursday, March 1st, 8th & 15th 16th, Nov. 30th and Dec. 7th At the Volunteer Fire Department in Ester Learn how to create your own yarn! This series of classes will introduce students to … Continue reading →

Holiday Needle Felting Workshop

Learn to needle-felt, and make simple sheep or gnome ornaments for your home or gift-giving this season! We will be using barbed needle-felting needles to catch the scales of the wool fibers, compacting them into a thick felt!  This workshop … Continue reading →

Ester Holiday Wool Market

Featuring beautiful, handmade wool products – including colorful art yarns, weaving, knitting and felting kits, crochet and more by local fiber artists. Stay tuned – participating vendors will be announced soon!  The bazaar is Saturday, December 2nd from 10-4pm at … Continue reading →

2nd Annual Fairbanks Fiber Festival

Explore the world of local fiber! The 2nd Annual Fairbanks Fiber Festival is a 2-day community event, centered around Alaskan Fiber farming, production & art. All ages are encouraged – there will be something for everyone! The 2017 Fairbanks Fiber … Continue reading →

2nd Annual Fairbanks Fiber Festival

Explore the world of local fiber! The 2nd Annual Fairbanks Fiber Festival is a 2-day community event, centered around Alaskan Fiber farming, production & art. All ages are encouraged – there will be something for everyone! The 2017 Fairbanks Fiber … Continue reading →

Sheep & Wool Day!

Come up to Calypso to meet our Shetland flock and learn about raising sheep in Alaska, handling and washing fleeces, recognizing different types of wool, carding and spinning basics, and using wool to make functional items. Sheep shearing demonstrations will … Continue reading →

“Beyond the Basics” Spinning Series (Part 1 of 3)

“Beyond the Basics” Spinning Classes Learn a variety of versatile spinning techniques – we’ll choose topics depending on the interests of the group, topics could range from core spinning to beaded yarns, to multiple ply yarns and working with color! Basic spinning ability is required, but … Continue reading →

Ester Holiday Wool Market

Featuring beautiful, handmade wool products – including colorful art yarns, weaving, knitting and felting kits, crochet and more by local fiber artists. Stay tuned – participating vendors will be announced soon!   The bazaar is Saturday, December 5th from 10-4pm … Continue reading →