Drop Spindle: Spinning Wool into Yarn

Dates:March 13-27, 2024
Meets:W from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location:Summit Presbyterian Church, 6757 Greene St. at Westview
Cost: $64.00

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Learn the ancient and modern art of spinning wool into yarn with a drop spindle. In this class you will be introduced to several types of spindles, spinning techniques, and wool from several different breeds of sheep. You will learn how to spin yarn suitable for knitting, crocheting, and weaving. Spindles will be available to rent. If you have your own spindle bring it along.

Notes:

$10 Rental Fee for Spindles (Optional) and $10 Materials Fee for Fibers (Required) payable to the instructor at the first class. Additional Beginners Spindles will be available for purchase. Class open to all ages 13+.
Fee: $64.00

Fee Breakdown

Category Description Amount
Course Fee (Basic)Course Fee$ 64.00
Optional FeeDonation (optional)$ 0.00

Summit Presbyterian Church, 6757 Greene St. at Westview

This part of Greene St. is between Lincoln Drive & Carpenter Lane. The Route H bus stops a block away at McCallum and Westview.


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Bridget Flynn

is a local fiber artist who has been spinning yarn to use in her knitting and weaving for over 20 years. She is a member of the Philadelphia Guild of Hand Weavers where she teaches spinning. She can also be seen around the community demonstrating spinning and selling her handwoven goods.
Date Day Time Location
03/13/2024Wednesday6 PM to 8 PM Summit Presbyterian Church, 6757 Greene St. at Westview
03/20/2024Wednesday6 PM to 8 PM Summit Presbyterian Church, 6757 Greene St. at Westview
03/27/2024Wednesday6 PM to 8 PM Summit Presbyterian Church, 6757 Greene St. at Westview

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