#205 Spinning Goat Fibers by Amy Tyler, Thursday 9 am - 4 pm
#205 Amy Tyler – Spinning Goat Fibers
Skill level: Intermediate spinning skills
Workshop Description: Baby goats are cute, right? But the fibers they can produce are fabulous: Mohair! Cashmere! Pygora! From long & lustrous to short & soft, goat fibers make wonderful yarns. This workshop is a survey class in which we will spin these fibers as well as blends with wool and silk. There will be some discussion of the animals themselves, and we will address the best ways to use these fibers and the yarns made from them.
Participants should bring: a spinning wheel in good working order, extra bobbins, lazy kate
Material Fee: $20 Samples for examination, fibers for spinning, notebook with handouts, sundry supplies.
Class Limit: 12