JC24 Spin Multicolored Yarns From Solid Colored Roving

with Maggie Casey

If dyeing isn’t your cup of tea and you can’t find the right color combination in hand painted fibers all is not lost. With different spinning and plying techniques and a selection of solid color roving, you can create the yarn of your dreams. Skill Level: Ability to independently spin singles and make a two-ply yarn. Students should bring: Spinning wheel and all its parts; lazy kate and 4 bobbins.

About the instructor: Maggie Casey is co-owner of Shuttles, Spindles & Skeins in Boulder, Colorado. She has been addicted to spinning for more than 30 years. Some people have wine cellars, she has a fleece basement. She holds Part 1 of HGA’s COE in Handspinning. Maggie teaches spinning at Shuttles, SOAR, the Estes Park Wool Market, Maryland Sheep & Wool and guild programs around the country. She has been a Skein judge at the Taos Wool Festival, Estes Park Wool Market, Colorado State Fair and Convergence 2004. She is the author of Start Spinning, Everything You Need to Know to Make Great Yarn, an Interweave Press book. Her DVDs include: Start Spinning, Getting Started on a Drop Spindle and Big and Lofty Yarns.

Time and Cost

Sunday May 4, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the  Farm Heritage Museum with Maggie Casey

Event Cost: $50.00

1/2-day class

Materials fee paid at class: $10

Please note: This class is being held at the School House at Howard County Farm Heritage Museum (across from the Howard County Fairgrounds).


To register for this event, please print the 2014 Festival Registration Form, fill out your information, and return it to the Festival with your check.

2014 Festival Registration Form

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National CVM Conservancy