Charkha spinning wheels are historically designed to spin short staple fibers, so they are the perfect wheel for spinning all down fibers, such as: camel, yak and cashmere. Come try your hand at spinning these luxurious exotic fibers.

 

This is an advanced spinning class. Participants need to know how to spin.

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Class will be held in Building 1 (Classroom Building)

Classroom area # 5

Saturday May 11 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.

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There is nothing to bring. Everything is provided.

 

The Materials Fee for this class is $30.00 and covers the fibers spun in class, the use of a charkha wheel and a kit to take home to spin and knit a shawlette.

 

A minimum of 6 students must register for this class to be held.

Spinning Down Fiber on a Charkha with Joan Contraman

$40.00Price
  • In the unfortunate event you need to cancel your registration, please contact the Great Basin Fiber Arts Fair team at greatbasinfiberartsfair@gmail.com or by calling 385.429.3201.

     

    Please note: after March 10, 2019, we will refund 50% of the class fee, and after April 10, 2019, refunds are no longer available.

     

    Transfers will be approved on an individual basis.

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