Learn the basics of making yarn with a spinning wheel. There will be a variety of fibers to show how to go from plain undyed sheep wool, to commercially prepared and dyed wool. There will be samples of alpaca fiber, and yarn made from dog fur. This demonstration is presented by the Hartford Artisans Weaving Center. Demonstrator Roberta Collins will be glad to answer any questions.
Weaving demonstration by the Hartford Artisan Weaving Center. Presenters Bob Brooks, Anita Perez, Dorothy Murray, and Marguerite Neely show and explain different ways of making rugs, scarves, and vests as our ancestors used to make them. Come and see how and try it yourself. Our demonstrators are happy to show you.