Come and have fun learning to spin on a handspindle! In this class you will learn the basics of spinning wool on a handspindle. You will get the experience of spinning 3 different prepartions of wool. You will learn how to spin singles as well as plied yarn. I will demonstrate carding and combing.


This is a beginning class. No previous experience is needed. Interested students as young as 10 are welcome.



Class will be held in Building 1 (Classroom Building)

Classroom area # 3

Saturday May 9 from 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.



If you have your own spindle you can bring it, if not a spindle will be provided for the class time.


The Materials Fee for this class is $10.00 and covers the fibers spun in class. A spindle to take home is also available for $16


Beginning Spinning on a Handspindle with Jill Dahle

  • 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 10, 2020, we will refund 50% of the class fee, and after April 10, 2020, refunds are no longer available.


    Transfers will be approved on an individual basis.

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