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All-In-One Beginning Rug Hooking, Friday, April 21, 11am-2-pm
Instructor: Judy Taylor
Learn the age-old craft of hooking rugs with yarn, T-shirt strips and wool fabric strips. Find out how easy it is to convert your stash to heirloom quality rugs your grandchildren will fight over! Students should wear long pants as they’ll be wrapping the backing around their legs and bring scissors.
Class fee: $30, Materials fee: $45 (includes a kit and hook)

Spin the Breeds, Saturday, April 22, 11am-2pm
Instructor: Amy Wolf
Come explore these breeds! Eight different, and some rare, sheep breed samples will be presented in this half-day class. You will go home with 2 ounces of washed fiber per breed, for a total of one pound of wool samples. We will discuss the uses for each breed and project samples and patterns will be available. Our eight this year will be Valais Blacknose, Navajo-Churro, Gotland, Kerry Hill, Natural Colored Horned Dorset, Bluefaced Leicester, Cormo and Targhee. No experience needed. Bringing a wheel or drop spindle is optional. Hand combs or cards are also optional, but not required. Maximum 15 students.
Class fee: $30, Materials fee: $20

Felted Locks Collar, Saturday, April 22, 3pm-5pm
Instructor: Eileen Hordyk
Make a felted faux sheepskin collar. By using a wet-felting technique, each student will make a felted wool collar. Take this idea a little further at home and created a felted sheepskin. All the materials will be provided in this half-day class. No experience needed, just come have fun.
Class fee: $30, Materials fee: $25

Blending for Color, Sunday, April 23, 11am-2pm
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, Materials fee: $10

Shearing on a Stand (held in the animal area) Sunday, April 23, 11am—2pm
Instructor: Eileen Hordyk
A ‘hands on’ workshop for anyone interested in learning about shearing. Learn how someone without previous experience can shear a goat or a sheep on a fitting stand. Dress warmly for handling & shearing participation.
Class Fee: $30.

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