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!
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
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.