Category: Spinning

Classes offered

Small Group & Individual Classes Available 

Beginning Spinning
The basics of spinning wheels, how to use them, what are their parts & of course…how to spin!

Spin the Yarn you Want
Covering different spinning techniques and why you would want to have each in your spinning arsenal. Including beginning long-draw, arguably, the fastest way to spin.

Spinning Different Breeds
There’s more than one type of sheep?! Different breeds result in vary different yarns and why you would want to spin each.

Spinning Different Fibers
Covering everything from sheep wool, Angora Rabbit, Mohair and so much more!

Fiber Preparation
Getting that wonderful fleece ready for spinning. Everything from skirting & washing to combing & carding.

Beginning Spinning Lessons

Curious about how to spin wool into yarn? It’s wonderfully relaxing and ends with beautiful skins of yarn…what could be better than that?

Learn the basics of wheel operation and maintenance, treadling, drafting, and spinning yarn. We’ll cover the pros and cons of different fiber types and practice spinning different types of wool preparations.

Small lessons and private one-on-one lessons are available in Dublin, California. We can work on your wheel or use one of the wheels in the fiber studio here.

Going through a series of lessons in everything from what to look for when selecting fiber, fiber preparation to spinning singles, then plying them into yarn.

Learn to spin on a few different wheels to find the style that feels most comfortable to you including a Ashford Kiwi 2, Schacht Sidekick, Schacht Flatiron and a Schacht Matchless.

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