Fleece Evaluation & Preparation for Fiber Artists

Sun, June 11 | 10:00am - 2:00pm
The first half of this hands-on class will focus on what to look for in various sheep breeds, as well as proper skirting (sorting) of a fleece. The second half of the class will be washing a fleece from start to finish for home preparation. Anna and Jessica will share their extensive knowledge of proper techniques and what to look for in a clean fleece. Suitable for beginners interested in the fiber arts or for fiber producers interested in learning to process their own fleeces. Chairs are provided but there will be a lot of standing and moving around

Owners Anna Hosick-Kalahan & Jessica Schwab of Skagit Woolen Works are life-long fiber lovers. They have extensive experience in various fiber arts – spinning, knitting, weaving, felting, and more. Their business provides wool processing and retail products made from local wool.
*Please note that this event takes place OFF-SITE at 721 N 1st St, Suite B, Mount Vernon, WA 98273. 



Fleece Evaluation & Preparation for Fiber Artists

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