2016 Workshops

March 3‒4, 2016 Michigan Handspinners Guild – Livonia, Michigan
Spinning Spectacular Knitting Yarns.
Making the Most of Your Handcards.
Spinning Luxury Blends.

March 11‒13, 2016 Missouri Fiber Retreat – Jefferson City, Missouri
Keynote lecture: Dorset Buttons—A Needlework Tradition.
Making the Most of Your Handcards.
Spinning a Sound Singles Yarn.
All About Locks!
Introduction to Traditional Colorwork Knitting.


March 18‒20, 2016 Carolina Fiber Frolic – Sapphire, North Carolina
Spinning Handpainted Fibers
Wool Breeds Short Course. (Open to spinners, knitters, crocheters, etc)
Finishing School: Washing, Blocking, and Fulling Techniques for Handspun.
Color and Creativity for Spinners.


March 31-April 4, 2016 Interweave Yarn Fest – Loveland, Colorado
Finishing School: Washing, Blocking, and Fulling Techniques for Handspun.
Gradient Yarns: A Spinner’s Study of Shifting Shades.
Sweet Feet: Spinning for Socks.
Spinning Luxury Blends.
A Fine Thread: Spinning for Lace.
Spinning A Sound Singles Yarn.


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April through early May: Kate is in the lambing shed!

 

 

 


May 27-29, 2016 Great Lakes Fiber Show – Wooster, Ohio.
Dorset Buttons: A Needlework Tradition.
Spinning Handpainted Fibers.
Finishing School: Washing, Blocking, and Fulling Techniques for Handspun.


August 6-7, 2016 Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance – Atlanta, Georgia.
Focus on planning, design and finishing techniques.
“How Much Fiber Do I Need? Weights and Measures for Spinners.
Creative Focus: Building a Spinner’s Idea Notebook.
Finishing School: Washing, Blocking and Fulling Techniques for Handspun Yarns.
Lecture: Wool Speak


August 20, 2016 Weaving Indiana – Indianapolis, Indiana.
Lecture: Counting Sheep: Breed-Specific Yarn and Cloth


September 8-11, 2016 Wisconsin Sheep and Wool – Jefferson, Wisconsin.
Spinning the Three Leicesters
Gradient Yarns: A Spinner’s Study in Shifting Shades
Spinning a Sound Singles Yarn
All About Locks!


September 16-18, 2016 North Country Fiber Fair – Watertown, South Dakota.
All About Locks!
Finishing School: Washing, Blocking and Fulling Techniques for Handspun Yarns.
Color and Creativity for Spinners.
Fine Tune Your Spinning Wheel.
Spinning a Sound Singles Yarn.


September 29-October 2, 2016 Sauder Village Fiber Arts Fest – Archbold, Ohio.
Votter: Spinning and Knitting Norwegian Handcoverings
A Fine Thread: Spinning for Lace
A Fine Thread: Beginning Lace Knitting


October 21-23, 2016 Anchorage Weavers and Spinners Guild – Anchorage, Alaska.
Spinning Sound Singles Yarns
Gradient Yarns: A Spinner’s Study in Shifting Shades
Color and Creativity for Handspinners


November 4-5, 2016 Fort Wayne Flax and Fleecers Guild – Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Contact Julie to register: teaselhill@gmail.com
Spinning Sound Singles Yarns
Spinning Luxury Blends
Color and Creativity for Handspinners


There are several more 2016 events to come, and the 2017 schedule is currently booked through mid-June. If you are interested in hosting a workshop with Kate, send her a note at katelarsontextiles@gmail.com.

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