Beginning Spinning on a Handspindle with Jill Dahle (SAT)

Beginning Spinning on a Handspindle with Jill Dahle (SAT)

This class will cover basic spinning and plying using a handspindle. Several different wool preparations will be available to spin. We will discuss how fiber is prepared for spinning and I will demonstrate handcombing and handcarding wool. Other types of fibers available for spinning will also be discussed.


Level:  This is a beginning class. No previous experience is needed

Ages:  8+

Materials Fee:  $10 for fiber used during class

Options:  Purchase a handspindle for $16.00 

Please Bring:  Your own handspindle if you are not buying one.

To Do BEFORE Class:  nothing


This Class will be held in Building 1 (Classroom Building)

In Classroom Area:  2

Date/Time:  Sat May 7 - 9am-noon 


Please arrive at Class Check-In (at the entrance to the Class Building) at least 10 minutes early to receive your Nametag and find your class area.

  • Instructor Bio

    Jill Dahle loves all things fiber. She is an avid spinner, weaver, dyer, knitter and quilter. She belongs to the Wastach Woolpack Handspinning Guild and is a past president. She has taught knitting and spinning at Blacksheep Wool and Three Wishes Fiber Arts. She has taught beginning spinning classes at Great Basin Fiber Fair for many years.

  • Cancellation / Refund Policy

    In the unfortunate event you need to cancel your registration, please contact the Great Basin Fiber Arts Fair team at or by calling 385.429.3201.

    Please note: after March 31, 2022, we will refund 50% of the class fee, and after April 15, 2022, refunds are no longer available.

    Transfers to other classes will be approved on an individual basis.

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