Spinning Lessons Resume

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Ewephoric Fibers will once again be teaching spinning lessons!

On June 22 at 1 p.m. we will meet at the Peaceful Paths conference room for lessons and communal spinning. It’s a large room, so we will teaching spinning only on one side of the room. Which means the other side of the room is free to folks who would just like to come sit and spin, knit, crochet, or follow their muse in whatever way they choose! Our plan is to do this on a monthly basis so don’t miss out on the very . . . → Read More: Spinning Lessons Resume

Ewephoric Newsletter, The First

Drop Spindle By Molly Stanek via flickr

Golding Drop Spindle By Molly Stanek via flickr

Hello fellow spinners!

It’s time for me to stop talking about wanting to do a newsletter and start writing a newsletter! I’ve been spinning for a long time now, about 30 years. I got my first spinning wheel for Christmas the first year on the NJ farm. My then husband gave me an Ashford Traveler and told me that he wanted a wool sweater from one of the sheep in the yard. Not to be defeated by a box of kindling, I stained and built the wheel and did a pretty good job! Along with the wheel, I received The Joy of Spinning by Marilyn Kluger. I do not recommend learning to spin from a book, but it certainly is doable. Pictures in a book do not convey the same clarity as a YouTube video, or much better, a one-on-one experience. After a frustrating couple of weeks I started to ‘get’ it and then found a small shop about an hour away where I was able to take a lesson. The “aha” moment happened and I was hooked!

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