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Sheep to Sweater Classes

Jan 25, 2023
Sheep to Sweater Program Series at Lakeview Library

Lakeview Library is hosting a 3-part series, Sheep to Sweater, about how wool is spun into yarn. One session is scheduled per month February-April. 

Wool Spinning Demonstration

February 18, 11AM-12:30PM | Lakeview Library

The first event is led by Lauren of Mother of Purl. Lauren is a professional spinner, dyer, and designer and will do a spinning demonstration where participants will have the opportunity to see up close how spinning works, and ask any questions. After the demonstration, anyone who would like to is welcome to stick around for a crafting social. Space is limited; registration is required for this program. REGISTER

Yarn Dying Workshop

March 18, 10AM-12PM | Lakeview Library

In the second event of our Sheep to Sweater Series, learn about the wool dying process! Each participant will have the opportunity to dye a skein of yarn in this workshop. All of the materials will be provided.

Registration opens on March 4 at 9AM, two weeks prior to program date.

Knitting and Crochet Class

April 15, 10AM-12PM | Lakeview Library

In our third, and final, event in the Sheep to Sweater Series, we'll be gathering together to knit and crochet! Everyone is welcome to join, whether you are an experienced crafter, or completely new to knitting and crocheting. If you participated in our previous yarn dying event, skeins will be available to pick up, and ready to cast on. All yarn and needles will be provided.

Registration opens on April 1 at 9AM, two weeks prior to program date.


Sheep to Sweater presenter Lauren from Mother of PurlAbout the Presenter:

Lauren McElroy is a multidisciplinary fiber artist currently working in fashion design, an at home dye studio, at their spinning wheel and on themselves. Lauren has been published in Interweave Knits, Vogue Knitting, Making Magazine, Knitstrips Interactive Knitting, and is a season 7 Knitstar.