Beginning Spinning on a Wheel with Jill Dahle

Beginning Spinning on a Wheel with Jill Dahle

This class will cover basic spinning and plying using a spinning wheel. Different preparations of wool will be available to spin. We will discuss how to perpare fibers to spin and I will demonstrate handcarding and handcombing . We will also discuss other fibers that are available to spin.


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

Ages:  8+

Materials Fee:  $15 for fiber used during class

Options:  Rent a spinning wheel for this class

Please Bring:  a spinning wheel in good working order. This class is not a wheel maintenance or repair class.

To Do BEFORE Class:  nothing




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

In Classroom Area:  2

Date/Time:  Sat May 7 - 2pm - 5pm 


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 Wasatch Woolpack Handspinners 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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