JC15 How to Buy a Fleece at the Fleece Show

with Sarah Anderson

Have you ever watched a group of spinners at a fleece sale “oohing and aahing” over the wool? What do spinners see that is so appealing in raw fleece? In this class you’ll learn about fleece, why it’s so irresistible and what to consider when shopping for wool. You’ll gain enough knowledge to be confident that you’re buying a sound fleece that will be appropriate for your intended use. Skill Level: All. Students should bring: note
taking materials.

About the instructor: An avid fiber enthusiast since childhood, Sarah Anderson is the author of “The Spinner’s Book of Yarn Designs”. Sarah’s enthusiasm for spinning techniques and constructions has driven her to create an extensive library of different yarn constructions that she loves to share with other spinners. She lives, spins, knits and weaves in the Pacific Northwest with her husband in a house full of wheels and wool.

Time and Cost

Friday May 2, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the  Farm Heritage Museum with Sarah Anderson

Event Cost: $50.00

1/2-day class

Materials fee paid at class: $4 for color handout

Please note: This class is being held at the Howard County Farm Heritage Museum (room TBD) across from the Howard County Fairgrounds.


This class is presently full so we can not accept any further registration at this time.


Photo for Cara Romano: Studio Jewelry
Cara Romano: Studio Jewelry