2017 Workshops

February 25‒26, 2017 Weavers’ Guild of St. Louis – St. Louis, Missouri
Lecture: Counting Sheep: Breed Specific Yarn and Cloth
Dorset Buttons: A Needlework Tradition (2-hour workshop)
Counting Sheep: Spinning for Breed-Specific Yarn and Cloth (6-hour workshop)


March 9‒11, 2017 Jay County Fiber Fest- Portland, Indiana
Keynote lecture: Counting Sheep: Breed Specific Yarn and Cloth
Spinning Luxury Blends (3-hour workshop)
Fine-Tune your Spinning Wheel (3-hour workshop)
Chain-Plying: Basics and Beyond (3-hour workshop)
Dorset Buttons: A Needlework Tradition (2-hour workshop)


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March: Kate is in the lambing shed!


March 30‒April 2, 2017 Interweave Yarn Fest – Loveland, Colorado
Spinning Spectacular Knitting Yarns (6-hour workshop)
Creative Focus: Building a Spinner’s Idea Notebook (3-hour workshop)
Finishing School: Washing, Blocking, and Fulling Techniques for Handspun. (3-hour)
Longwool Love (6-hour workshop)
Gradient Yarns: A Spinner’s Study in Shifting Shades (3-hour workshop)
Chain-Plying: Basics and Beyond (3-hour workshop)


April 22, 2017 Fort Wayne Fleece and Flaxers – Fort Wayne, Indiana
TBD


April 28-29, 2017 Iowa Federation of Weavers and Spinners – Des Moines, Iowa 
Lecture: Leicester Love and Other Stories
Lecture and workshop: A Short History of Dorset Buttons
Color and Creativity for Handspinners (6-hour workshop hosted by the Des Moines Weavers Guild.)


May 4-7, 2017 Conference of Northern California Handweavers – Asilomar, California
Spinning Spectacular Knitting yarns (3-day workshop)


May 9-11, 2017 Mother Lode Weavers and Spinners – Sonora, California
Dorset Buttons: A Needlework Tradition
Spinning Nordic Wools (2-day workshop)


May 15-16, 2017  Desert Weavers and Spinners– Palm Springs, California
Color-Play for Fiber Artists: Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Textile (2-day workshop)


May 26-27, 2017 Great Lakes Fiber Show – Wooster, Ohio
Introduction to Colorwork Knitting (3-hour workshop)
Knitting with Handspun Yarns (3-hour workshop)
Skein Judging


June 11-17, 2017 Midwest Weavers Conference – Indianapolis, Indiana
Color and Creativity for Handspinners (3-day workshop)


There are many more 2017 events to be posted soon! If you are interested in hosting a workshop with Kate, send her a note at katelarsontextiles@gmail.com. She is currently booking the last few fall 2017 dates available and into 2018.

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