Learn how to use a top or bottom whorl spindle to transform spinning fiber into yarn.  This beginning level class focuses on how to manage your fiber and spindle to make a continuous thread.  We will cover basic spinning terms, getting started, what to do with your spun yarn, and making 2-ply yarn.   Fiber will be provided in class. Please plan to bring or purchase a 1- to 3-ounce spindle for class.  We recommend the Ashford Top Whorl spindle ($25.50).  By Caitlin Wilson.

S17 Mar. 30 (Thurs.), 6-8 p.m.             1 evening            $40.00 LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!



In this beginning class you will learn how a spinning wheel works and how to manage your spinning fiber to make yarn.  The focus of this beginning class is to get you comfortable using a spinning wheel and making your first handspun yarn.  All materials and wheels provided.  By Audrey Lintner.

S14 Feb. 11 (Sat.), 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 1 day                     $65.00 LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!

S18 Mar. 18 (Sun.), 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 1 day                  $65.00 THIS CLASS IS FULL


SPIN NIGHT is back!  Join us every 3rd Thursday of the month

from 6-8 p.m. for an informal spinning session.  Spin nights are social events and are free of charge—come on down with your wheel or spindle!

The Yarn Barn follows Douglas County COVID recommendations.  At this time, masks are not required.  If the situation changes, our policy will change to reflect County recommendations.


Please note:  

·         All class enrollments must include payment.

·         Students must be 16 years or older to sign up for classes.

·         Cancellations must be made 3 days prior to class starting in order to receive a refund.

·         Yarn Barn will cancel a class 3 days prior to class start if the enrollment is below the minimum number; refunds will be issued.

·         Unless noted, materials are not included in the class fee; we have a recommended list of supplies for each class.

·         Students will receive a discount off most fibers during the class period.


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