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HAND CARDING with Glenna Dean -
In this workshop students will gain familiarity with hand-carding and EVFAC’s picker to create rolags. A rolag is created by first carding the fiber, using handcards, and then by gently rolling the fiber off the cards.Participants will learn to see potential in a neglected fiber stash and gain confidence to make easy-to-spin textured yarns suitable for attractive sweaters and other knitting projects or prepare loose fibers suitable for needle or welt felting.
Materials student should provide: No materials required. Please note, if you own some hand cards bring them and drop us a line to let us know.
Glenna Dean holds advanced degrees in archeology and botany and is trained as an archeobotanist. Glenna’s Abiquiu Dye Studio, on the banks of the Chama River, specializes in plant dyes mostly grown or gathered in Northern New Mexico.
This class requires a minimum of two students. See our Class Payment and Refund Policy.
Non-Member: $45 (Member $35)
Materials Fee: $5
Materials fee is paid at first class meeting.