This multi-week class is especially for beginners, and covers spinning and plying techniques to create yarns for knitting, crochet or weaving. 

Bring your own wheel or borrow a class wheel to take home for the duration of the class.

At the end of this class, you’ll be amazed at the fiber magic skills you will have at your fingertips!

Masks are optional.

Class will be held on three Saturdays – July 9, 16 and 23, 2022. The sessions will run from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, with a lunch break (bring your lunch and drinks). Class fee of $210 covers three sessions.

PURCHASE YOUR OWN SPINNING FIBER to bring to class! You will need a minimum of 1 pound of natural Corriedale roving. An additional 4 oz. of dyed roving in your choice of colors is recommended.

Paradise Fibers currently has fiber on sale (links below) for Tour de Fleece, which begins July 1. Purchase ASAP before the sale ends!

2 lbs. natural Corriedale roving
1 lb. natural Corriedale roving
4 or 8 oz. purple/blue multicolor roving
4 or 8 oz. multicolor roving (several options)

Materials to bring:

  • 1 – 2 lbs. natural Corriedale roving
  • Additional 4 – 8 oz. of dyed roving (optional)
  • Your spinning wheel (if you have one)
  • Notebook/paper and pen
  • Lunch & drink

Instructor will provide a wheel if you need to borrow one – must be requested at registration.

Pre-registration is required. Register online and submit $60 (via PayPal or check) to reserve your spot, and bring the remaining $150 payment to the first class (cash or check accepted).   Please note in the comments on the registration form if you need to borrow a wheel.

Pat Doherty learned to spin in Australia, and will guide you creatively and patiently.  We look forward to seeing you learn this ancient craft that is new again!

The location for all classes is the Fiber Arts Center of Wichita at 751 George Washington Boulevard.