SP14 Sheep Breed Walk-about with Judith MacKenzie

Sunday, May 6, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m, meet in front of Fair Office

With Judith MacKenzie as your guide, take a walking tour of the sheep barns at the Festival. Judith will highlight a number of sheep breeds, will help you learn to identify them by pointing out physical characteristics, and will discuss the properties of their fiber. Bring to Class: Notebook. Wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather
Class Fee: $50. Materials Fee: None. The class fee includes admission to the Festival for the day.

Judith MacKenzie is the ultimate textile artist and teacher. She has an in-depth understanding of every aspect of spinning, weaving, knitting and dyeing. Her teaching career spans the globe from such fascinating places as above the Arctic Circle all the way to Turkey. Judith is the author of Teach Yourself Visually: Handspinning and The Intentional Spinner. She often writes for Spin-Off, Knits, and Handwoven. She lives in Forks, Washington.

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