Lessons, Workshops & Local Events

Let's Celebrate!

For over a year we have all done our due diligence to be safe and to keep others safe.  Now it is time to celebrate!  We are happy to announce summer workshops and events.

Private lessons in weaving, spinning, felting, rug hooking, dyeing.  Fee: $35 / hour.

 

 

Friday, July 9, 2021 through Sunday August 1, 2021 * Time: retail hours * Fee: $20 

Great Northern Yarn Haul 

A self directed adventure visiting yarn shops across Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.  Purchase a tote bag and passport, check off your visits and enter to win prizes.  A great way to see northern New England. 

Saturday, July 10, 2021 * Time: 12pm to 2pm * Free

Art Yarn Spinning Demonstration

Using the Ashford Country Spinner 2 we will demonstrate how to prepare fiber and spin all the gorgeous colored, highly textured yarns hanging in the shop.  There will also be samples on how to use the yarn.  Bring your Show and Tell. We would love to see it!

Thursday, July 22, 2021 * Time:  12pm to 4pm * Free

Fiber Mill Tours

Join us for a tour to learn just how yarn is made. Tours will be every hour on the half-hour, starting at 12:30 pm. No need to sign up, we will have crafting circles outside at the Yarnstream and the shops will be open while you wait!  As an artisan fiber mill we are proud of how we turn wool into yarn.  It truly is alchemy. 

Saturday, July 24, 2021 * Time: 10am to 4pm * Free

Natural Dyeing Demonstration

Before there were chemical dyes color on yarns and textiles was created using plants, roots, leaves and bugs from nature. We will have several dye pots going with different dye stuffs.  Blanks will be available for sale. 

Saturday, July 31, 2021 * Time: 12pm to 4pm * Free

Fiber Arts Celebration Day!

We will have spinning wheels available for testing, blending boards for playing around with some fiber rolags, weaving, rug hooking, knitting, crochet, felting, everything you can think of, we’ll have available to play, learn and buy! Bring you project, sit with us a while, celebrate being together!

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