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

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival - Workshop Registration

Explore the World of Goat Fibers - SOLD OUT

Friday, October 20, 2017

9:00 - 4:00

Instructor: Robin Russo

Class Fee: $115.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 20

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 spinning class teaches participants about mohair, pygora, cashgora and cashmere goats and their fiber.  We card, comb and spin samples of each fiber in the natural colors and some dyed fibers.  We will also experiment with blending to make the best use of the special properties of these luxurious fibers. 

Level of experience:  Must be comfortable spinning a continuous yarn.

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Materials Information

There is a $20 materials fee included in the registration fee.

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

Materials provided by student:  Spinning Wheel or drop spindle

Homework: None

Workshop Instructor

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