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Ozark Folk School - Beginning Spinning

Meeting Place: Administration Building
Admission: Registration fee $40, due to the Ozark Folk Center when you call 870-269-3851 to register. Class fee: $180 class and materials fee.due to instructor at the beginning of class. Total class cost $220

Taught by Rusti Barger

Take home your own skein of handspun as you spend a couple of days acquiring the peaceful and rewarding art of crafting your own yarn. Spinning is a wonderful way to while away a cozy evening by the fireplace or make good use of those summer days when the heat keeps you from going out. With the ability to create your own handspun, you will never lack for the perfect yarn for that special project again - or the perfect gift for the knitters and crocheters in your life! Registration is required two weeks prior to class. Registration Form

All materials provided - Includes: 

• Fiber for spinning

• Written instructions

• List of continued learning resources

• Follow-up email support

• Bring your own spinning wheel, or one will be provided for you to use in class

Techniques covered:

• Drafting and spinning on a spinning wheel 

• Preparing fiber for spinning 

• Plying yarn

• Finishing yarn

• Basic spinning wheel maintenance