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Spinning Classes

Learn to spin your own yarn with a hands-on class led by experienced instructors from the Northeast Iowa Weavers and Spinners Guild. Classes for either drop spindle or spinning wheel are being offered. Sign up now by clicking on the … Continue reading

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Be Friends with Wool

If there was just one thing Ellen Sakornbut wanted us to remember about her January program it was this: RELAX!┬áIt’s just wool. It’s not rocket science or brain surgery. Don’t be intimidated by wool. However, getting to know wool takes … Continue reading

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Shetland Wool Week with Sarah Jane: Part Two of Three

For the next part of her trip, Sarah boarded a huge ferry in Aberdeen, Scotland, which took her to the Orkney Islands. Where in the world are the Orkney Islands? You can see on the map above, the Orkneys, along … Continue reading

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Mary Ann the Librarian

When the Northeast Iowa Weavers and Spinners Guild moved into our current building, we finally had enough space to house an actual library. Fortunately for us, one of our members was a professional librarian, and she was willing to take … Continue reading

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