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Spinning Flax and Hemp Fibers with Joan Ruane

Dates: September 24, 2021 - September 24, 2021

Cost per ticket: $185.00

About class

Flax and Hemp are two of the most common bast fibers that are used for making clothing, linens and other uses. We will specialize in preparing and spinning flax into linen yarn in the morning. Using many methods of preparing it for spinning, it will include dressing a distaff to spinning flax from a towel. In the afternoon we will explore hemp and a couple different methods of spinning this fascinating fiber into usable yarns. A discussion about dyeing bast fibers as well as how to finish and store bast fibers will be included in the days study.

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All classes run 9am - 5pm unless otherwise indicated in the description above.

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This class's instructor

Joan Ruane

First a professional teacher and then a spinner, Joan Ruane has been teaching spinning classes throughout the U.S., Canada, UK and New Zealand since 1980. Active in local and regional Guilds, she has also owned and operated fiber shops in both Florida and Arizona.