UPDATE: AS of Wednesday, February 18, this class is full...
(please let me know if you are still interested and maybe we can plan another class in the future
It's been a long time since I offered a spinning class...so fibre friends in our community are hosting one. Here's the info for Winnipeg locals...I can't wait to meet you!:
When: February 22nd from
Naughty Knitters, Cloverleaf
Art & Fibre and
Joanne Seiff present a class:
Learn to Spin!
a spindle is an ancient craft that is still important even today. Everyone in a household, including children
as young as four, used to help spin yarn that clothed the family and kept them
warm! Join Joanne and learn a bit about
wool and learn to use a handspindle to make your own yarn. When you leave this class, you’ll own a
spindle, some extra wool, and you’ll be able to practice spinning at home.
Note: This class is all you’ll need to
begin spinning. It’s also a great
introduction to the skills you’ll need if you decide to learn to spin on a
Where: Norwood Community Centre
87 Walmer St, Winnipeg, MB
This includes: a $30 materials fee for a
beginner’s spindle, wool, other materials & a $30 class fee per person
Spaces are Limited!
Register via Paypal (click that button) to reserve your
cloverleaffibre.com for registration information, email email@example.com or comment on this blog post if you have questions.
Learn to spin in a friendly, hands-on
*About the Instructor:
Joanne Seiff is a co-organizer of the
Manitoba Fibre Festival and the author of Fiber Gathering, a book about
fiber festivals, and Knit Green: 20 Projects and Ideas for
Sustainability. She’s been spinning
for over 30 years-- and knitting longer than that! Her writing has appeared
in Spin-Off Magazine. Her handspun yarn and fiber
art has been sold in galleries and won awards at state fairs and in art
competitions. She teaches throughout
North America at sheep shows, fiber festivals, and yarn shops.
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