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11:00 am

Beginning Wheel Spinning

January 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Crockett Fiber Arts Studio, 1322 Pomona St
Crockett, CA 94525
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Learn the basics of wheel operation and maintenance, treadling, pre-drafting, drafting, and spinning yarn.  You’ll try spinning three different wool preparations: roving, rolags, and batts. We’ll also talk about spinning “in the grease;” what it means and the pros and cons of spinning unprepared wool.  You’ll leave with a skein of two-ply yarn ready to […]

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11:30 am

Rigid Heddle 101: January 13th + 20th

January 13 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Rachel Marcotte You will make a plain-weave scarf on this simple, yet versatile loom. Instruction includes the direct warping method, proper tensioning, and finishing techniques. The class also includes 2 skeins of Madeline Tosh DK (at 15% off!), the perfect yarn for your first rigid heddle weaving. Please remember to arrive 20-30 minutes before class […]

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12:00 pm

Mapping Color: Ecoprinting with Plants

January 13 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A Verb for Keeping Warm, 6328 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA United States
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Instructor: Sarah Ollikkala Jones In this class, you will learn: + to print with flowers and leaves using The Modern Natural Dyer as a reference. + steps in the natural dyeing process to create long-lasting natural color on wool, silk, cotton, and linen. + which plants contain dye, their identifying properties, and where they can be […]

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3:30 pm

Beginning Knitting, Part 1

January 13 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Crockett Fiber Arts Studio, 1322 Pomona St
Crockett, CA 94525
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In this first class, you’ll learn to cast on and knit back and forth.  This will be the start of your first scarf. Supplies you’ll need to bring: One skein of worsted weight (4) yarn of your choice. A good beginning yarn is Michael’s brand, Loops & Threads® Impeccable™ Yarn. It’s inexpensive, has a nice […]

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