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Spinning and Weaving

Spinning and Weaving

Spin Night

Date(s): April 17th, 2014, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Open spin night. Bring your wheel and come spin with us. A staff member will be available for questions. No registration necessary. No cost.

Spin Night

Date(s): May 8th, 2014, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Come and join us for open spin night. One of our spinning staff will host so bring your wheel or spindle and join us.

Wool Roving Dyeing

Date(s): June 5th, 2014, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Colour your own wool! Let Maureen Ballagh show you the steps in how to use acid dyes to dye your own wool roving that you can then use to spin or felt. You will learn how to prepare the wool, how to mesure acid dyes and how to dye without felting the roving. No experience is necessary and all materials are included.

Spin Night

Date(s): June 12th, 2014, 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Come and join us for an open spin night. Bring your wheel or spindle and hang out with us. Its a good chance to connect with other spinners.

Spin Night

Date(s): July 24th, 2014, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join us for this open spin night, bring your own wheel or spindle. This is a great chance to connect with other spinners.

Spinning 101

Beginner Drop Spindle

Date(s): June 6th, 2014, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Join local spinner Maggie Glossop and learn how to use a drop spindle. This is a great introduction into spinning both drop and wheel. You will learn how to draft the roving and spin a continuous yarn. No experience is necessary. A kit with spindle and roving is included (and yours to keep). IMG_0431

Weaving 101

Weaving 101

Date(s): May 15th, 2014, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Learn how to weave on a rigid heddle loom. In this 3 hour class you will warp up your loom and weave a simple scarf. It is a great way to gain some experience on a small loom. All materials and equipment included and no experience is necessary. weaving101