Sheep to Spindle: Wool Processing + Natural Dyes- May 23-June 2, 2024

During this ten-night workshop in the Great Basin, learn how to process raw wool from local 4 H Organization sheep and create natural dyes from the high desert landscape. Dye your own yarn and use hand-dyed materials to tuft, weave, and felt personal artworks. This workshop will teach the basics of: washing, carding, spinning, mordanting, and dyeing raw wool, ethics of foraging, natural dyeing of plant and animal-based fibers, and the basics of hand-tufting, weaving, and felting.

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