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Make a Spindle & Handspun Yarn Two at the Cobscook Institute

Aug 27 & 28, Time: 27th: 4 - 7 PM, 28th: 10 AM - 1 PM

Make a Spindle & Handspun Yarn Two at the Cobscook Instituteview larger photo Cobscook Institute

Location: Cobscook Institute, 10 Commissary Point Rd, Trescott

Make a Spindle or two & learn to Spin on your Spindle - 3 hours
Spinning & Plying with Spindles.. 3 hours


Supply List - provided and included in class cost, and students may supplement if they wish to make drop spindle(s)

¼ inch dowel (long lengths at hardware store will need to be cut into 12 inch pieces)

Wooden toy wheel(s)

Cup hook(s)

Wood Glue (I can bring some to share)

Empty paper towel or toilet paper rolls - student must bring this item

Small shoe box - student must bring this item


3-4 ounces of prepared wool fiber - Shop for Roving, Batts, or Combed Top - this will be provided and is included in the cost; students may supplement if they wish.

Local (Maine) shops 

Calais - Done Roving

Portland - Port Fiber

Online - Spunky Eclectic (Maine)

Bangor - One Lupine

Bath - Halcyon 

Please REGISTER

For more information:

https://cobscookinstitute.org/classes-events/making-spindle-handspun

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