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Ewe Can Do It Learn How to Spin Your Own Wool

February 2011

That’s right! Sauk Valley Community College will offer a fun and interesting beginning course on how to spin your own wool yarn using a drop spindle. Ewe Can Spin! will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays February 2 through February 23, in Room 2M3.

Various methods of drop spindling will be taught and participants will learn the basics of spinning and finishing their own yarn.  Participants can either make their own drop spindles or purchase a ready-made kit from the instructor. At the last class, students will meet at the instructor’s home where they can try their hand at spinning on a spinning wheel and dyeing roving or their freshly spun yarn.

Spindle kits may be purchased with or without prepared roving. Spindles without roving are $15; spindles with roving are $20.

Cost for this unique class is $50. To register, stop by Sauk’s Office of Admissions, Room 1J1, between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays or between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays. For more information on this class, call Sauk’s Office of Personal and Professional Development at 815/288-5511, ext. 212.