Flax from Field to Fiber
Thursday, October 14, 2021
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
Mail Order Deadline for Materials
Order materials from Instructor by 9/30/2021 to guarantee delivery in time for class. Orders after 9/30 may increase shipping charges.
Focusing on growing and preparing your own flax crop, students will be introduced to the wonders of an easy to grow plant fiber. Demonstrations will include retting, scutching, hackling and spinning.
All Levels Welcome
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Students must have basic understanding of how their spinning wheel works or students must have the necessary skills to use a drop spindle.
Instructor will provide a small amount of prepared flax roving and home grown prepared flax for spinning and all handouts. Material fee is $25, including postage. Student must email instructor to arrange purchase and shipment.
Supplies Students Need
Spinning wheel or drop spindle in good working order.