In a spin as we weave our way toward Fibre Fest

Wheels will be spinning for Fibre Fest in Campbell River this May

Wheels will be spinning for Fibre Fest this May.

Don’t know what a spin-in is? Come learn from members of the spinning community on Sunday, May 5, as they use spinning wheels to turn homespun fleece into beautiful yarn.

The spinning event will feature Jean Newsted, an avid spinner with a lifelong interest in fibre arts. Newsted has written many articles in Spin-Off and elsewhere and has entered many exhibitions and juried shows. Newsted also has a keen interest in growing and using plants to dye all her handspun yarn. She will teach a workshop on Spinning Bast fibres.

And have you ever tried weaving? Fibre Fest will be the place to learn about the many different types of looms and weaving styles. For more information call Judy at the Community Centre, 250-286-1161.