Let the fun begin! We are planning lots of fun and learning again this year. Remember that your registration includes everything – you just choose your level of participation. If you come to just visit and spin, we’ll be glad to have you. If you want to learn as much as possible, we’ll do our best to keep you busy!
Need to register? Here’s the link!
Friday 10AM- Bonus Class!
Stranded Knitting Project; practice or learn to use multiple colors in the same row.
This project is Fair Isle Pumpkins. This whimsical decoration will get you into the holiday spirit. You’ll work on double point needles (all supplies provided) and there will be a variety of colors to choose from. Choice of three different patterns. You’ll need a basic knowledge of knitting (no purling involved!) Limited to 10 people. If there is enough demand, we can offer the class again on Saturday.
To register, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or add it to your registration. You can also register when you arrive. No extra fees- just a bonus for early arrivals!
Friday Noon-1pm – Light lunch
Friday 1PM- Bonus class!
Beginning Spinning; some wheels will be available for you to learn on or bring your own. Please let us know if you will need a wheel. Limited to 5 registrants per session.
Friday 1PM- Dyeing station opens. Each registrant can dye one of the following (provided with your registration): yarn skein, sock blank, 2 oz. fiber, or silk/wool scarf. You can purchase additional items for $5-7 each. You can also bring fiber or yarn of your own to dye.
Friday 1PM- vendors open
Friday 1PM – equipment station opens. We will have a variety of tools like drum carders, spinning wheels, hand cards, drop spindles, knitting needles and more available for you to try out.
Friday all day- open spinning!
Friday 5:30-6:30- evening meal
Friday 6PM- Get to know your neighbors!
Games of skill, a knowledge test and a scavenger hunt
Friday 7PM- Open spinning; Skirting a Fleece hands on group project
Friday 9PM- Building closes
Saturday 7AM- Coffeepot on!
Saturday 7:45AM- Breakfast
Saturday 8:30- Vendors open, dyeing and equipment station opens
Saturday 9:00 – Peg Loom with Joana Friesz– learn to create your own distinctive rugs, wall hangings and more with the peg loom. All supplies provided. Class limited to 10 participants.
Saturday 10:30 – Rock Bottom Beginnings of Crochet
Crochet is everywhere! It’s fast and simple and a great place to start to use your handspun yarn. If you’re new to crochet, or it’s been a while, you can start fresh with this class. We’ll start with a simple chain stitch, and work up through some basic stitches to get you going.
Saturday 11:30 – Lunch and social
Saturday 1PM- The Big Project– and it’s going to be a fun one! We always have a project that everyone can try and this year’s is as creative as any we have had in the past. All supplies provided, just bring your creativity!
Saturday 4PM – Building closes