|Spin 'n' Knit-In
Sit . . . spin . . . weave . . . other fiber arts
. . . encourage . . . relax
The 2nd Saturday of the Month from 1:00 - 4:00
January 12, February 9, March 9, April 13, May 11, June 8, July
13, August 10, September 14, (none in October), November 9
Bring your spinning, knitting, weaving, crochet, or sewing project to
our crafting circle or simply drop by & watch. . . . encourage others or find
encouragement for yourself . . . . . wholesome, family oriented conversation . . .
. bring a snack if you would like . . . sip a cup of tea
with us & enjoy a relaxing afternoon . . .
You may also schedule private classes/lessons, please call of email!
Shepherd's Cross Fiber Arts Classes
CLASSES MAY BE SCHEDULED MOST ANY
THURS, FRI, OR SAT FROM 8:30 - 5:30
We will work with your schedule
PLEASE CONTACT US TO SCHEDULE YOUR CLASS
- Wool Washing 101 Learn how to wash wool. Bring your own, or use
ours. We will wash an entire fleece in the class. Class takes
approximately 1.5 hours. $20 per person or $30 for a parent/child pair.
- Wool Carding 101 Learn how to comb & card wool. Bring your own, or
use ours. Combing basics will include the use of picks, hand carders, &
drum carding. Bring your own fiber to card, or use ours. Class length is 2
hours. $20 per person or $30 for a parent/child pair.
- Needle Felting 101 Learn how to felt with needles. Wool Batts
provided, or bring your own fiber. Take your first felted project home with
you. $15 for a 1.5 hour class or $20 for a parent/child pair.
- Spindling 101 Learn how to spin wool on a drop spindle. Wool batts
provided. Bring your own spindle, or purchase one at Shepherd's Shop
when you arrive. Take your first yarn home. $15 for a 1.5 hour class or
$20 for a parent/child pair.
- Spinning Wheel 101 Learn how to spin on a spinning wheel. Bring your
own fiber and wheel, or borrow one or ours. We will provide the fiber for
the class, but feel free to bring your own fiber. Take your first yarn
home. $30.00 for a two hour class. (No additional charge for wheel use)
- Knitting 101 Learn how to knit - basic stitches. Bring your own worsted
weight yarn, or some will be provided. Bring your own size 9 knitting
needles. Begin your first potholder or scarf. $15 for 1.5 hour class or $20
for a parent/child pair.
- Crochet 101 Learn how to crochet - basic stitches. Bring your own
worsted weight yarn, or some will be provided. Bring your own size I or J
crochet hook. Make your first potholder or scarf. $15 for 1.5 hour class.
- Wet Felt - "Rolled" - 101 Learn how to use your "throw away" wool (or
any wool fibers) to make a usable wool product. Bring your own wool, or
purchase here. We use a state of the art felting machine. Take a useful
product home by the end of the 2 hour session. We are one of the few
facilities in the nation offering wet felt rolling classes. A unique, easy,
and practical use of fiber, wet felting is practiced all over the world. Wall
Hangings, rugs, garments - the options are limitless! Class is $20 per
person or $30 for a parent/child pair
- Colored Wool Fiber - 101 Learn how to dye wool. E use our own wool,
processed here on site. We will uncombed washed wool, combed batts &
yarn in this class. We use both natural and not so natural dyes. Learn
practical methods of dying in your own kitchen. Class is $30 per person or
$40 for a parent/child pair. Each student will take some of each type of
colored fiber home.
Felting ~ Mixing Modern day with age old technology ~ click here
Classes by Appointment - Simply call to schedule your appointment.
Location - All classes held in Shepherd's Cross Tour Barn
Please call for scheduling.
Pre-registration is required for all classes
with a $5 non-refundable, non-transferable
registration fee (this will be deducted from class fee).
Call Shepherd's Cross to inquire about
any classes you are interested in
at 342-5911 or e-mail SheepFarm@ShepherdsCross.com
"The Lord is my Shepherd I shall not want."
Shepherd's Cross offers practical, natural, farmstead methods of
processing fiber, both here at the farm, and in other nations.