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

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival - Workshop Registration

Spinning on a Turkish Spindle

Sunday, October 19, 2014

10:45 - 12:15

Instructor: Sharon Blatz

Class Fee: $40.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 10

1 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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This class is for students who have some experience spinning on a drop spindle, and who are interested in learning how to spin on a Turkish Spindle. This class will cover parts of the spindle, spinning a leader, learning the half hitch, and learning how to wind beautiful cops on your spindle. If time allows, plying will be covered.

Materials Information

Bring to Class:  Turkish Spindle, fiber to spin. A limited number of Turkish spindles will be available to try in class.

Workshop Instructor

Sharon Blatz is local to the Hudson Valley. She has taken her love of teaching (she is a related service provider in a local school district) more