xx-Sold Out-xx SP22 Spinning Big and Lofty Yarns with Maggie Casey
Saturday, May 2 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Howard County Farm Heritage Museum – Schoolhouse
Soft yarns, full of air, are a joy to knit and wear, but not so easy to spin. By tweaking our wheels and choosing the right fiber, we can create those light and lofty yarns. Skill level: Advanced beginner. Maximum number of students: 15. Students should bring: A spinning wheel in good working condition, a lazy kate, 3 bobbins and the usual spinning tools.
Class Code: SP22 Class Fee: $55. The class fee for this seminar includes admission to the Festival for the day. Materials Fee: $10.
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 Certificate of Excellence in Handspinning. Maggie teaches spinning at Shuttles, Estes Park Wool Market, Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, Harrisville Designs, John C. Campbell Folk School, Yarn Fest, PLY Away, 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. She also has several Interweave DVDs.