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    October 14-15, 2017 – Donna Kay

Beginning Spinning Workshop

Donna Kay will conduct a day and a half long workshop on the basics of hand spinning. The workshop will cover how to adjust and use a spinning wheel, draft fibers and spin a yarn as well as fiber preparations, types of spinning wheels and fiber tools. Students should bring their own wheel in good working condition. If you do not have a wheel, Donna will bring a couple of extra wheels and lazy kates and niddy noddies to share. Contact Annette to reserve a wheel. Annette.higby@comcast.net. Workshop fee: $100 Materials fee: $10 to be collected by the instructor.

Instructor Bio: Donna Kay s an accomplished handspinner, knitter, designer and teacher. She is from Barrington, New Hampshire and has been teaching knitting and designing knitting patterns for over twenty-five years. ‘Folk’ knitting is her passion and she delights in sharing her knowledge with others through her teaching and designs. Donna’s designs have frequently appeared in popular knitting magazines such as Interweave Knits, as well as in the books, Christmas Stockings and Knitter’s Stash. In order to further promote the art of traditional hand-knitting, she started her own company, Tree of Life Designs.



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