Classes

Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Needle Felted Bears beginner-advanced with Darcel Daigh

Come and learn how to make a cute bear with me! This class is for beginner, intermediate, and advanced needle felters. If you have never needle felted before I will help you make a beginner bear. If you have some experience, the middle bear is for you, and if you have felted for a while and you want to up your game,  I can help you make a wire frame posable bear that looks more photo-realistic. The advanced bear can take up to 4 hours and can be finished at home. These classes are fun and open to everyone 12 and up.

Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Estonian Lace Knitting with Mary Mullally

We will be knitting a scarf, this class will include estonian lace knitting techniques such as knitted cast on, patterns from nature, nupps, and grafting top boarder to scarf. Materials you need to bring to class are either lace-weight (200-400 yards) with size 3 needles, or fingering weight (200-400 yards) with size 6 needles. This is a great chance to up your knitting game with a highly skilled and knowledgeable teacher.

Saturday, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Blending Fiber 101 with Tracey Paige

Come learn the basics of using a blending board! A blending board can be though of as a layering or mixing board. Blending boards are very good for creating layers of fiber and color to create interesting effects in the finished yarn. Colors can be laid out in various ways along the board and then rolled off the board into a rolag. A rolag is a roll of fiber generally used to spin a woolen yarn. The fee includes 2 ounces of fool fiber and sparkles. 

Saturday, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Dye Roving or Yarn in a Microve with Lynx Mullen

Come learn how to dye roving and yarn with vibrant colors in a microwave! This is a super easy and fun class, perfect for beginner and intermediate dyers that want to learn new techniques. You will get to dye and take home either roving or yarn you dye. 

Saturday, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Spinning Quiviut with Cole Harmon

Learn to spin that most elusive of Alaskan natural fibers, quiviut! Professional hand-spinner and artist Cole Harmon will review basic hand-spinning techniques, quiviut fiber preparations (including blends) and twist setting procedures. Students will be supplied with 1 ounce of 100% quiviut. Please bring your spinning wheel for this class, this is your chance to spin the softest fiber you will ever touch. 

Saturday, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Natural Dyeing – Backyard Alaskan Plants with Dawn Berg

Join me for an afternoon of learning natural dyes with flowers, trees, and invasive weeds that grow in your own backyard. You will receive around 2 ounces of pre-mordanted wool yarn to dye in a selection of premade backyard teas. Bring a small amount of a plant you are curious about and we may be able to create a tea and test it. Additional pre-mordanted items will be available for sale if desired. Dawn Berg has been naturally dyeing for over 10 years. She demonstrates medieval natural dyes at the historic village at the 3 Baron’s Renaissance Fair and has given talks and workshops at fiber guilds around the state with a focus in local dyes and sustainability.

Saturday, 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wet Felted Slippers for beginners with Darcel Daigh

Come learn how to felt Custom Fit slippers that are as soft as a cloud. This is a good class for beginner and intermediate wet felters and all materials are provided. We will begin by layering ultra-fine merino wool around foot shaped forms called resists, add design elements, then roll them with soapy water, and finish by cutting the resist out and felting them onto our feet for a perfect custom fit! You can choose from several colors of merino wool, silk roving, flax fibers, hemp fibers, wool nepps, angelina sparkle fibers, and firestar to add textural design that is unique to you. Bring clothes that can get a little wet, and you need a bit of flexibility for felting your foot, or you can bring a friend and felt each others feet 🙂

Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Fair Isle Knitting with Mary Mullally

We will be knitting a fair Isle hat with worsted weight yarns, learning 2 color knitting techniques. Materials you need to bring to class are 1 skein of solid color worsted weight yarn and one skein of variegated worsted weight yarn, and size 7 or 8  24″ or 32″ circular needles. This class will include chart reading, learning different techniques for getting even tension and learning how to create your own patterns. This class is especially useful for those that spin and dye their yarns and are looking for a new way to use them.

Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Painting with Wool with Marilynn Methven


Learn the unique art of painting with wool, without needles, water, glue, or paint! You will learn the basics of how to create a simple background and layer wool to make a bird. All supplies are included, wool and an 8″x10″ glass and backboard to display your project. Marilynn is wonderful teacher, don’t miss this chance to learn how to paint with wool!

Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Wet Felted Coin Purse with Juliet Bartolo

In this class you will learn how to felt a beautiful and functional coin purse! We will be layering wool around a resist, then adding soapy water and friction to felt the fibers together into a strong pouch. there will be several colors of wool and luxury fibers for decoration to choose from. This is a good class for beginners, and no experience is necessary. This class is suitable for ages 10 and up. Bring clothing that can get a little wet.

Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Blending Fiber 101 with Tracey Paige


Come learn the basics of using a blending board! A blending board can be though of as a layering or mixing board. Blending boards are very good for creating layers of fiber and color to create interesting effects in the finished yarn. Colors can be laid out in various ways along the board and then rolled off the board into a rolag. A rolag is a roll of fiber generally used to spin a woolen yarn. The fee includes 2 ounces of fool fiber and sparkles.

Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Dye Roving or Yarn in a Microwave with Lynx Mullen


Come learn how to dye roving and yarn with vibrant colors in a microwave! This is a super easy and fun class, perfect for beginner and intermediate dyers that want to learn new techniques. You will get to dye and take home either roving or yarn you dye.

Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Needle Felted Mushrooms with Darcel Daigh


Come and learn the magic of needle felting! Its super easy and fun, this is a good class for beginners with no experience necessary. You will learn about different preparations of fiber, different sizes of needles, and several felting techniques to create your own mini mushroom garden to bring home! You can choose driftwood and beach stones or shells to incorporate into your unique design. All materials are provided, ages 12 and up.

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