The Dutchess County Fairgrounds
6550 Spring Brook Ave.
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival - Workshop Registration

Fiber Prep - What You Need to Know - SOLD OUT

Thursday, October 19, 2017

9:00 - 4:00

Instructor: Robin Russo

Class Fee: $115.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 22

0 Seats Available

About Seat Availability: The availability shown above does NOT A GUARANTEE that an actual seat is available to be purchased. Each registration will be verified after your purchase and if an over sale of seats occurs you will be notified and the price of the over sold seat will be refunded in it's entirety.

Registration Disabled


This class covers both drum-carding and hand-held combing of fine, medium and coarse wools, color blending; luxury fiber preparation and separation of guard hair from undercoat. 

We will also spin the carded and combed preparations so that we can view the difference between woolen and worsted yarns.  

This class also helps participants have a greater understanding of all types of fibers and their properties.

Level of experience:  Open to all

Robin can be contacted via email

Materials Information

There is a $18 materials fee included in the registration fee.

Materials Provided by instructor: I will provide all fibers for preparation and spinning, a notebook with written literature and samples, and ALL fiber preparation equipment for use in the class.

Materials provided by student:  Spinning wheel or drop spindle.


Workshop Instructor

Robin Russo lives in Bradford, Vermont where she teaches spinning, dyeing, felting, kumihimo and working with exotic fibers.  Over the past more