:: virtual :: Fleece Processing

Learn how to process a wool fleece into fiber ready for spinning.

Cost:

$185.00 per person

Per Session:

2h 30min

About this experience

Have you ever wanted to buy a gorgeous fleece and prep it yourself, but didn't know where to begin? In this workshop, you will learn how to look for and prep a wool fleece to spin your own yarn. This workshop includes washing and preparing (combing and carding) the fleece. At the end of the workshop you will take home your own set of Ashford Hand Carders as well as clean and prepped (by you!) fleece to spin/felt/weave with at home.

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This is a 2-SESSION workshop that meets all of the following dates (apologies for the confusion - our event booking app is working on making this clearer in the future!). By signing up for this $185 workshop you are signing up for 5-hours of class over the following dates.

Saturday - SEPT 12 // 9-11:30AM
Saturday - SEPT 19 // 9-11:30AM

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All classes meet virtually via Zoom. You will be provided with a link in advance of the workshop.

This is a beginner class - no previous skills required. Price includes thoughtfully sourced materials (no additional materials fees) that will be available for pick-up or delivery to you (locally via e-bike and otherwise via USPS - shipping costs are not included in the workshop fee) in advance of the workshop. Your fee includes a big pile of your own fiber (cleaned and prepared by you!) as well as a beautiful set of Ashford Hand Carders. Students also get a one-time use 15% off discount card for use during and up to two weeks following the last class session.

CANCELLATION POLICY // Wild Hand is happy to offer a store credit refund for cancellations made a week or more in advance. For cancellations made less than a week in advance we can offer a 50% store credit refund.

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THERESA HILL (@ewe_nited_states_of_fiber + @orionchika) is an RN, Army veteran, and fiber artist from Newark, DE. She has been knitting since childhood and has spinning since 2014. Theresa is also a local fiber dye artist and teaches knitting, spinning, crochet, and dyeing at local fiber festivals and retreats. Theresa is a contributor to PLY magazine's advisory board. She is the owner of Ewe-Nited States of Fiber and a wife and mom to three sons.