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

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival - Workshop Registration

Fractal Yarn: Blend & Spin - SOLD OUT

Saturday, October 21, 2017

10:00 - 1:00

Instructor: Emily Wohlscheid

Class Fee: $115.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 15

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


What is Fractal Yarn?  Take this class and find out the different colors you can get by preparing your fibers to create a fractal interplay of color that can be extraordinarily involved or incredibly simple.

In this course we will explore preparation methods and how spinning techniques effect the finished yarn and resulting handmade cloth. We will begin by blending our own Fractal progression using the drumcarder and a blending board.

We will then spin our resulting preparation. Plying methods that are suited to getting the best results will be covered with pattern suggestions that will show off your fractal yarn. 

Level of experience: Advanced Beginner (must be able to spin and ply on their wheel)

Emily can be contacted via email

Materials Information

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

Materials Provided by Instructor: all supplies (a 3 oz Fractal blending kit, Fractal color cards, handouts), drum carders, and blending boards for student use

Materials Provided by Student: a spinning wheel or espinner  in good working order 
NOTE: a drop spindle will also work but will be more difficult to keep up with classmates with wheels (i am able to assist with spinning equipment of all kinds within reason)

: students are welcome to bring their own drum carder or blending board to class to use

Homework: none

Workshop Instructor

Emily has loved fiber, jewelry, and sparkily things since she can remember. After receiving her BFA from Adrian College where she studied more