MARCH 10 // INTRO TO YARN MAKING

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MARCH 10 // INTRO TO YARN MAKING

78.00

10:30A - 1:30P

Are you curious about how wool gets from the animal and into your knitting basket? This workshop will that will take you through the assets of wool and the basics of how it is processed, focusing specifically on turning wool into yarn (handspinning). With an emphasis on local, participants will be working with and taking home handmade drop spindles from Watts Treen (Sebastopol), and wool roving from Anna's Got Wool (Sierra Valley). 

PROVIDED SUPPLIES:
wool roving
drop spindle
sample nostepinne

SUGGESTED SUPPLIES TO BRING:
waterbottle
snacks

*Participants are encouraged to take breaks as needed throughout the workshop. There will be additional wool and tools available for participants to try/experience.

NOTE: 
This class has a minimum sign-up of five (5) participants to run. In the event the class is cancelled, all participants will be notified 24 hours in advance. Please read our cancellation policy.

ABOUT SARAH LILLEGARD

Sarah Lillegard is an interdisciplinary artist living and working in Reno, Nevada. Coming from a family of quilters and craftsmen, her work never strays far from the tactile and handcrafted. With an avid love of skill-sharing, Lillegard has taught workshops on 'zine making, graphic design, wool spinning, needlework, and natural dyeing to a range of students. She is a member of the Reno Fiber Guild and currently an MFA candidate at Sierra Nevada College. 

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