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Beginning Spinning on a Handspindle with Jill Dahle (Fri AM)

Beginning Spinning on a Handspindle with Jill Dahle (Fri AM)

What do you do with that beautiful Handspindle that you have been admiring? This class will get you started. We will cover basic spinning, plying and how to prepare wool for spinning. I will demonstrate wool combing and carding. I will also talk about other fibers that are available for spinning.

A handspindle is provided for use during this class.


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

Ages:  10+

Materials Fee:  $15 for fiber used during class

Options:  Purchase a handspindle for $15.00 

Please Bring:  Your own handspindle (optional)

To Do BEFORE Class:  nothing


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

In Classroom Area:  2

Date/Time: Fri April 26  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 anything fiber related. She is a weaver, spinner, knitter, dyer, and quilter. Her obsession with yarn began at five years old, when her grandmother taught her to knit and crochet. I have been teaching beginning spinning for over 20 years and enjoy teaching new spinners how to spin.

  • 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, 2024, we will refund 50% of the class fee, and after April 15, 2024, refunds are no longer available.

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

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