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With Toni Lipsey
Mar 4, 2:00-3:30pm
Whether you just want to earn a little extra yarn money or want to build your yarny empire, there is plenty of income opportunity in the fiberarts. Find out if monetizing your love of yarn is a good choice for you in this lecture.
With Henry and Roy Clemes
Mar 4, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00pm-5:00pm
Join us on an adventure as we help you take your drum carding game to the next level.
With Carson Demers
Mar 6, 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:30-4:30pm
Looking to improve your knitting’s efficiency, productivity, and even to knit more comfortably? Then this hands-on workshop is for you!
With Esther Rodgers
Mar 5, 9:00am-12:00pm
Corespinning is a wonderfully versatile technique. It allows you to create an extremely textured, bulky yarn or the ultimate smooth, drapey yarn — and everything in between! It’s perfect for those who love to spin unprocessed fiber, to keep the texture of the fiber or tame it, or to stretch a luxury fiber.
Class sessions will be recorded and remain accessible online to registered students of the class for 14 days following the event.
Jan 7, 4:00-6:00pm CST
Corespinning is a wonderfully versatile technique. It allows you to create an extremely textured, bulky yarn or the ultimate smooth, drapey yarn — and everything in between! It’s perfect for those who love to spin unprocessed fiber — to keep the texture, tame it, or to stretch it as far as possible.
Learn simple strategies to make spinning more comfortable, productive, and efficient. Learn optimal ways to draft both worsted and woolen, and how to sit “ergonomically” at a wheel for maximum comfort and optimal wheel performance.
Mar 3, 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:30-4:30pm
Curious about what a drum carder is, what it does, and how it fits into your next project? Learn directly from their designers and makers as you explore the many capabilities and few limits of these versatile tools.
Mar 3, 9:00am-12:00pm & Mar 4, 9:00am-12:00pm
Want to play with stripes and color? This is a great class for all sorts of spinners: from Spindle and Wheels Spinners, to ultra-textured art-yarn spinners, and traditional lace-weight spinners! Explore the structure of the fractal ply in this hands-on class: from the traditional 2-ply fractal using a hand-dyed top to crepe and cable fractal plying with colorways you create.
With Roy Clemes
Jan 8, 1:00-3:00pm CST
Roy will take you through the entire process from sheep to skein in this demonstration-style class that will both inspire and encourage you to tackle your first hand-spun yarn and project.
Jan 8, 4:00-6:00pm CST
This class introduces hand spinners and felters to drum carders: what they are, how they work, and how to get the desired results. You will also learn what separates drum carding from other types of fiber preparation.
Let’s take corespinning to another level by working with more unusual cores. This creative exploration offers new, more sculptural opportunities for making and using handspun.
With Jean Elizabeth Glass
Mar 3, 9:00am-12:00pm
You’ve spent years honing your craft, learning to dye, spin, knit, and crochet. You are in love with the fiber, and you want to make it your business but need to know what to do next. This is the class for you.
Mar 3, 1:30-4:30pm
Explore the basic structure of crepe and cabled yarns, then design and spin layered yarns by mixing and matching different ply techniques.
Jan 8, 10:00am-12:00pm CST
Ever wonder how to spin those funky plied yarns with bobbles and coils? We will cover the entire process. We’ll spin the singles then “wild” ply them into coils, crescents, beehives, stacks, and spirals!