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

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival - Workshop Registration

Wild Carding - Getting Creative with Your Woolen Prep

Sunday, October 19, 2014

1:30 - 4:30

Instructor: Esther Rodgers

Class Fee: $125.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 0

0 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.



In this class we card batts and rolags, using drum carders and blending boards!  We’ll look at layering and blending colors. We'll talk about the function of drum carders and how create texture- while still maintaining the well-being of the machine.  We’ll figure out how to card batts to produce specific kinds of yarns, as well as layering texture. Students will learn how to diz roving from a drum carder and blending board.

Multiple types of drum carders and  blending boards will be provided for students to use.

Materials Information

Bring to Class:  any fibers they’d like to card or comb. 

Workshop Instructor

Esther is a full time fiber artist from Mebane NC.  She is known as a creative art yarn spinner and for her unique fiber preparation. more