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There is nothing more soothing or peaceful as spinning! Come twist the day away spinning fibers as light as clouds, creating novelty yarns, or learning other new spinning techniques from our highly qualified staff.

 
 

BEGINNING SPINNING ON A WHEEL
6 Sessions $150
Begins Thursday, September 11, 7-9:30pm
Dye day-Saturday, October 11, 10-3pm
Maggie Casey, instructor
Spider Woman taught the Navajo women to spin with a spindle made of lightning and turquoise. While we can't provide that kind of equipment, we can continue the tradition. Wool, greasy, clean and commercially processed is our fiber. The last class is an all day natural dye workshop. Women who are pregnant should take the dye class at a later time when they are not pregnant. ALL EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED.
PLEASE WEAR OLD CLOTHES.

SPINNING FINE YARNS
1 Day $65
Saturday, September 27, 10-4:30pm
Lily Huff, instructor
If you always wanted to spin for lace and admired Russian lace shawls, this workshop will be just what you need to gain confidence and skill. You will learn to comb fiber for lace, spin commercial combed top into lace and gossamer yarn, spin, ply and finish yarns for Russian lace and gossamer shawls. You will learn to spin fine wool, alpaca and goat fibers.
INTERMEDIATE SPINNING SKILLS REQUIRED.

SPINNING ALPACA AND ALL THE CAMILIDS
1 Session $45
Saturday, October 11, 1-4pm
Chris Switzer, instructor
This class includes hands on spinning, mainly alpaca, using different fleeces with a variety of characteristics. See and feel the differences with Suri, compare to llama, try camel, and enjoy really fine paco-vicuna fleeces and rovings. Try making rolags and blend alpaca with mohair and also bits of silk, Chris will share her knowledge with demos and finished items. INTERMEDIATE SPINNING SKILLS REQUIRED.

DROP SPINDLE SPINNING
1 Session $40
Thursday, October 16, 7-9:30pm
Maggie Casey, instructor
The “dreaded drop spindle” need not be feared at all. All it takes is a little practice and a sense of humor. Come use our spindles or bring your own. We’ll twist the night away.
ALL LEVELS WELCOME. USE OF SPINDLES AND FIBERS PROVIDED.

TASTE OF SPINNING
2 Days $125
Saturday, October 18 & Sunday, October 19, 10-4pm
Maggie Casey, instructor
If you have always wanted to spin, have taught yourself a little, or haven’t spun for awhile, this workshop will be just what you need to gain confidence and skill. We will start with a beautiful fleece, learn to card, spin, ply and set the twist. Then we will spin woolen and worsted yarns, some commercially prepared fibers and discuss wheel maintenance. ALL EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED. PLEASE WEAR OLD CLOTHES.

SPINNING 2
4 Sessions $100
Begins Thursday, October 30, 7-9:30pm
Maggie Casey, instructor
Now that you know what the knobs on your spinning wheel are for, is it time for another class? Spinning 2 will include such varied topics as t.p.i. (twists per inch), use of wool combs, Navajo plying and more. We will cover different techniques to give you more control over the size and twist of the yarn you spin. BEGINNING SPINNING SKILLS REQUIRED. BRING YOUR WHEEL. FIBERS PROVIDED.

 

 

 

 
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We are conveniently located in the
Table Mesa Shopping Center
635 South Broadway, Unit E, Boulder, CO 80305

Tel: (303) 494-1071 (800) 283-4163 Fax: (303) 554-6593

Email: shuttles@shuttlesspindlesandskeins.com
Hours: Mon. 12-6, Tues. - Sat. 10-6 Closed Sundays
Holiday Closures:
Monday, September 1, Labor Day
Thursday, November 27, Thanksgiving
Wednesday, December 24, Close 3PM, Christmas Eve
Thursday, December 25, Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 31, Close 3PM, New Year's Eve
Thursday, January 1, New Year's Day
Friday, January 2, Closed for Inventory

Special Hours: We will be open the following Sundays:
December 7, 14 & 21 From 1 to 5PM

We accept: Visa/MasterCard/Discover/AmEx

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SHUTTLES SPIN IN 2013 FLEECE CHALLENGE SHOW
September 2-14.
Come see the wonderful garments created by the Shuttles Spinners from the 2013 Fleece Challenge.

22nd BIRTHDAY SALE
Saturday, September 6, 10-6pm - one day only!
15% Off all Schacht equipment (except Cranbrook Looms)
And all in-stock merchandise. (Includes books, magazines, patterns, yarn, buttons, fiber, etc., Etc.) Payment must be made in full at time of purchase. Checks and cash are preferred, but MasterCard, Visa,Discover and American Express are cheerfully accepted.
Sign up to win one of ten $50 gift certificates. Sorry, we can’t wind yarn on sale day all sales final!!

TREENWAY SILKS TRUNK SHOW & PRESENTATION
PRESENTATION Friday, September 12, 6-8pm
TRUNK SHOW September 11-29

Click here for more info!

3rd ANNUAL YARN CRAWL
September 13-21 Yarn Along the Rockies
Click here for more info!

BARB BEASLEY'S CALENDAR AND CARDS
September 20, 4-5:30PM
Come celebrate the launch of her calendar & cards. Her quilted animal images will delight and amaze you!

SPINZILLA LIVES!!
September 22 & 29 & October 6
We need 25 eager spinners! Come join the fun. Click here for more info!

DARRYL LANCASTER WORKSHOP GARMENT CONSTRUCTION INTENSIVE
March 6-10, 2015
We don’t have all the details yet, but email us (shuttles@shuttlesspindlesandskeins.com) and we will send you all the info as soon as it is available.

NEW FUN STUFF!
~Strut your stuff with yarn ball earrings in lots of fun colors
~Smile as you reach for your scissors being held by a helpful    sheep
~Lifelines - an insertion cord for the addi-click system. Keep    your lace knitting safe – 24”, 32”, 40” and 60” cords

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Shuttles, Spindles & Skeins, Inc • Located in the Table Mesa Shopping Center 635 South Broadway, Unit E, Boulder, CO 80305
TEL (303) 494-1071 (800) 283-4163 FAX (303) 554-6593 Open Mon. 12-6, Tues. - Sat. 10-6 Visa/MasterCard/Discover/AmEx


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SUPPLIES: YARN | WEAVING | SPINNING | KNITTING | BOOKS | POLICIES & PERKS | MAP TO STORE | SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER | VIEW OUR STORE | HOME |
CLASSES:  WEAVING | SPINNING | KNITTING | CRAFTS | WORKSHOPS & EVENTS | REGISTRATION | INSTRUCTORS
 | PRINT CLASS SCHEDULE | CLASS PHOTOS |