Ewe to Yarn series

Learn the basics of dyeing wool. You’ll find out how to use acid dyes on protein fibers, learn different ways to apply the dye, and gain experience in working with color.

Those who participated in the morning class, Skirting & Scouring Fleece, will have freshly-washed wool all ready to dye!

Other students should bring their own wool. NOTE: Wool can be purchased from instructors if contacted in advance. Email to make inquiries.

Masks are optional.

Additional classes in the Ewe to Yarn series will cover various fiber prep and spinning techniques.

Class will be held on Saturday, May 21, 1:00 to 4:00 pm.

Instructors: Paula Smith & Ernie Kind

Class fee $75.  Register online and submit $15 via PayPal to reserve your spot. Bring the remaining $60 (cash, check or card) to class.

Materials to bring:

  • Wool (from 4 oz. to 1 pound) to be dyed in 4 oz. batches
  • Wear old clothes or bring an apron

Instructor will provide:

  • Dyes
  • Tools & equipment
  • Plastic bags

The location for all classes is the Fiber Arts Center of Wichita at 751 George Washington Boulevard.
Enter through the double door off Morris St. (south side of building).

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