The Dutchess County Fairgrounds
6550 Spring Brook Ave.
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival

OCTOBER 19th and 20th, 2013
Saturday 9AM-5PM Sunday 10AM-5PM


Spindle Long Draw Methods

Saturday, October 19, 2013

9:00 AM - 12:00 NOON

Instructor: Abby Franquemont

Class Fee: $125.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 18

3 Seats Available

About Seat Availability: The availability shown above does NOT A GUARANTEE that an actual seat is available to be purchased. Each registration will be verified after your purchase and if an over sale of seats occurs you will be notified and the price of the over sold seat will be refunded in it's entirety.

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Description

"How can you spin woolen on a spindle?" is a question many are asking, and finding a challenge to do with a suspended spindle, but there are ways! Lots and lots of them. If you're looking for greater production speed, the ability to spin lofty yarns with a spindle, or just to focus on techniques such as point of twist, supported long draw, and double drafting, this is the spindle class for you. Includes a spindle, all fibers.

Workshop Instructor

Abby Franquemont, author of Respect The Spindle, is steeped in the fiber arts since birth. The daughter of field anthropologists studying textile prod...read more