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Shepherds Extravaganza   April 16-19, 2020

Washington State Fairgrounds, "J" Barn     Puyallup, WA

Workshops

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Rug Hooking All In One Introduction                   Friday, April 17, 10am-1pm Instructor: Judy Taylor

Learn rug hooking using yarn, wool fabric strips and t-shirt strips. No experience required. Kit will be provided. Bring scissors and wear long pants.
Class fee: $30 Material fee: $35



Blending for Color                                         Friday, April 17, 2pm-5pm Instructor: Georgean Curran​​

We will be blending 3 primary colors for at least 12 colors on the color wheel .Then by adding black and white for a total of 36 colors. Please bring your hand cards. All fibers will be supplied.
Class fee: $30. Material fee: $10



Spinning for Socks                                Saturday, April, 18, 11am—2pm Instructor: Sarah Anderson

If a spinner is going to go to all the work of spinning for and knitting socks, it is probably a good idea to start with some idea of what type of yarn will product a long-wearing and comfortable sock. What to bring: A functioning wheel, 4 bobbins an a lazy kate. Optional: scissors, pen and paper, labels for sample skeins, chocolate and anything else you think you may need.
Class fee: $30. Materials fee: $10



Paint with Wool - Intermediate Needle Felting  Saturday, April, 18, 2:30—5:30pm Instructor: Amy Wolf

In this class students will learn to create “depth” in their projects by adding highlights and lowlights to various needle felted designs. We will focus on lighting in photographs and how to transfer the same ideas to your wool creations.
Class fee: $30. Materials Fee: $10 for various felted wool backgrounds and needle felting wool 



Hair Hat                                                                     Sunday, April 19, 10am—1pm Instructor: Susie Wilson

We will knit a simple hat in bulky wool and work in long locks of curly wool to make "hair." Come with at least 100 yds of heavy worsted or bulky yarn (one that will easily get 3-4 sts/inch) and appropriately sized straight needles...9s or 10s. Also bring at least 8 stitch markers. Locks will be supplied.
Class fee: $30. Materials fee: $10




Wet Felting around Forms - Beginning/Intermediate      Sunday, April 19, 2—4pm Instructor: Amy Wolf

In this class we will practice making a flat piece of felt, a cone using a resist, and a hollow sphere. We will discuss and use various wools to create these shapes and how to further embellish your creations.
Class fee: $30.Materials Fee: $10 for all of the supplies to make three separate wet felted shapes



Shearing on a Stand                                           Sunday, April 19, 10 am - 1 pm. Instructor: Eileen Hordyk.

A ‘hands on’ workshop for anyone interested in learning about shearing . Eileen has over 25 years of experience shearing using this method. Dress for sheep handling and shearing participation. Bring gloves, and shears if you have them. Class size is limited, so sign up early.
No Material fee. Class fee: $30