I'm happy to offer you my upcoming Spring Workshops, in The Bellwether Studio in Port Ludlow and at Bazaar Girls Yarn Shop in Port Townsend. I'd like to extend a warm welcome to all the new subscribers from Madrona!

Pi, my Shetland lamb in 2002, says "hi" on his day, 3/14. We are on the verge of Spring here with frogs, crickets, and birds all singing the sun to bed and awake each day now. There are fun workshops coming up ... Come learn something new in Port Ludlow and enjoy the sunny full-of-potential garden.
If you've any questions, let me know with a reply to the newsletter. I'm always happy to chat!
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Spring into the spring workshops ...

Spin Super Sock Yarns

Sock yarns inspire my spinning -- finding the perfect fiber, the best yarn structure, even the best sock itself. Come spin along with me as we journey through the land of sock yarn spinning!
March 29, 9am-4pm, at The Bellwether Studio, Price: $60 includes materials. Register

Inkle Loom 101

These portable looms are terrific for making bands and straps. We learn good foundations and weave first bands. Bring an inkle loom, 4 ounces 5/2 mercerized cotton or pearl crochet cotton (in several colors if you can), scissors, and a shuttle. Inkle looms available to rent, $10 fee..
April 12, 9am-4pm, at The Bellwether Studio, Price: $50. Register
Spinning Shetland
 
Shetland sheep have a rich history and tradition, and a unique fleece. We spin fleece, roving, and combed top from this noble animal while we discuss the palette of natural colors they provide and the historical use for Shetland ring shawls. Local Shetland fiber and fleece will be available to purchase.
May 17, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, at The Bellwether Studio, Price: $60 includes materials.
Register

Want to learn a new skill?
 
Pick a month and a location. Each month, learn to spin, knit, crochet, nalbind, spindle, or Tunisian crochet at my studio in Port Ludlow or at Bazaar Girls in Port Townsend. Schedule available on www.thebellwether.com.
 
Private Workshops also available, in March we had a great back-to-front warping workshop! What do you want to learn? Email and we can get it scheduled.

Online workshops always available! My first pre-recorded workshop, Weave Now on the Rigid Heddle, is available 24/7 on http://www.weavolution.com (under Classes). Let me know what other pre-recorded workshops you would like to see. I'm also happy to teach live via Skype. 

Spring is springing! I've warped my loom and am looking forward to a whole host of summer wool shows!

Happy spinning,
Amelia.

 
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