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


I Like Big Yarn and I Cannot Lie : Spinning Big Lofty Yarn

Sunday, October 20, 2013

9:00 AM - 12:00 NOON

Instructor: Jillian Moreno

Class Fee: $125.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 16

13 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

Chunky, bulky, super bulky -- it’s quick to knit and easy to spin! Come learn the tricks to spinning a fat, soft, lofty wool yarn, and learn what to knit after you’re done.In this class, you’ll learn how to adjust your, hands feet and wheel to get big yarns easily. We’ll try spinning with a variety of fibers and fiber preparations (roving, top and batts) to learn how they affect your big yarn.Everyone should knit with their handspun yarn, so we’ll talk about knitting with big, soft yarn and you’ll get a pattern that will work great with your new yarns.Please bring to class: a wheel in good working order, at least 3 bobbins, a lazy kate and a niddy noddy, knitting needles, tags
Please be able to: to spin a consistent yarn and know how to adjust your wheel

Materials Information

Please bring to class: a wheel in good working order, at least 3 bobbins, a lazy kate and a niddy noddy, knitting needles, tags

Workshop Instructor

Jillian Moreno is passionate about handspun yarn. She is perpetually curious and loves to dissect processes. She loves to inspire other spinners to t...read more