WORKSHOPS: Thurs., Oct. 17- Sun., Oct. 20, 2019

 

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Workshop Info

Date: Friday, October 18, 2019
Time:9:00 - 4:00
Category:Spinning
Instructor:Robin Russo
Mohair and More

In this spinning class we will explore Cashmere, Mohair, Pygora and Cashgora goat fibers. We will discuss the history, geography, industrial uses and the fiber properties of each of these animals. We will card, comb and spin samples of each fiber in their natural colors and some dyed colorsl We will also experiment with blending to make the best use of the special properties of these luxurious fibers. 

Prerequisites:   Intermediate - Must be able to spin a consistent yarn.

Email robinhrusso@gmail.com with questions regarding class content.

Materials Info

There is a $25 material fee included in the price of registration.  It includes:  A notebook with literature and pictures of the goats. Samples of each fiber and a card to mount samples that are spun in the class. The fee also includes all fibers to be spun and use of my fiber preparation equipment.

Students must bringSpinning Wheel or Drop Spindle, Fine combs and/or Fine handcarders (IF THE STUDENT ALREADY OWNS THEM - otherwise, they can share my equipment).

Seats Remaining 20
Workshop Fee $135.00


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Other Workshops Available By Robin Russo
Workshop Name Category Date Time Fee  
Mohair and More Spinning 10/18/2019 9:00 - 4:00 135.00 MORE INFO
Yarn & Fiber Characteristics Fiber 10/17/2019 9:00 - 4:00 120.00 MORE INFO

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