Saturday Afternoon March 11th


1-4 pm
4-H Camp 1

1-5 pm
4-H Camp 2

In this class you will begin with a cuff of your choice, learn a thumb gusset, a modified heel (for the top of the fingers) and the Kitchener stitch.  The mattress stitch will be used to close the thumb.  All supplies are included.  We will keep the classroom open late for finishing your projects.

Bring your own working machine with a 54 or 60 slot cylinder or rent one for $10 Bring scissors and a little patience! Yarn will be supplied.

Class size:  min 3, max 20 Materials Fee: $65

1-4 pm
4-H Camp 3


By Bonnie Ahrens

This is an all day Saturday class. . . .

1-5 pm                                                                      4-H Camp Kitchen                                                                                 

We are just learning how this form of weaving fits into our lives. At this time there are no books available on weaving on a peg loom and your imagination will be the only boundaries of your creativity in this class. You will learn different techniques to help you achieve your goal, such as plain weave, inlay’s, color and texture structures, and much more. Check out Pinterest for example of things you can make from rugs, placemats, scarves, purses, to wall hangings. You will go home with an amazing completed project of your choice. I will bring a tub full of yarns and other fun stuff. Use of a Peg Loom is included in your registration. Handouts included .

Students are welcome to bring any fiber, fabric, etc they would like to experiment with.

Class size:  min 1, max 12  Materials Fee: $45

1-4 pm                                             

Class size:  Min: 3  Max:10   Materials Fee:  $40  

Learn the quick and easy way to tat.  Using a needle, this vintage needlework art can be mastered in a short amount of time.  It looks just like shuttle tatting and your friends will be impressed.  Students will learn the double stitch, making a picot, chain and ring. Excellent beginners book, thread and needle included.

1-5 pm                                                                  103

Scandinavian band weaving using the double slotted reed with Rosie Dupuy
This is a continuation of the morning class.....

1-4 pm                                                                 Room 103     
 Class size Min 2 - 15 max Material fee $45
1-5 pm                                             


We will use the relationships of colors on the color wheel to learn what we can get when we mix different colors together, by Blending and spinning yarn to make a color wheel.  We will spin yarn from fiber dyed in the three primary colors.  We will then blend the primary colors to create secondary and tertiary colors and make a color wheel. We will blend fibers to demonstrate chroma and value.  We understand that there is more to matching colors than this simple statement.  We each have a perception of what color yellow and blue are. By using some principals of color theory we can increase our awareness of color, develop color analysis skills and improve our color memory.  Color theories will help us organize colors in a system to use as a tool to determine what yellow and blue are needed to make green.  We will mix fibers and play with color to learn what happens when we mix yellow and blue.

Supplies:  Spinning wheel, hand combs or cards, lazy Kate, misc spinning tools.

Intermediate spinners that have used cards and/or combs

Class size:  Min: 3  Max: 15   Materials Fee:  $30

  Class size Min 2 - 15 max Material fee $45                                                                                        

1-4 pm                                                            Room 104                                                           
Learn the easy, magical way of weaving using the Continuous Strand Weaving Method on both a triangle and a square using our mini module looms. If you have used this method on a triangle before you may learn the method on a small rectangle loom. Advanced instruction is also available for those who have learned the basic techniques. Learn how to assemble woven pieces to create a variety of projects. A trunk show of sample ideas will inspire you. Easily make glasses case, pouch, sachet cover, scarf, hat, pillow cover using quilt pattern, and much more. Only 6 yards of worsted weight yarn is needed per triangle, 12 yards per square, or 33 yards for a rectangle. Projects may use more than one of one or more shapes. Yarns are available at Carol Leigh's Hillcreek Fiber Studio booth, or bring your own. $5 loom rent for class may go towards purchase of looms..

Class size:  Min 4 Max 15 Material Fee:$25 

(Yarn can be purchased at Hillcreek Fiber Studio)

1-4 pm                                                            Room 104                                                         

Grab and Spin Fun Yarns with Lorry McDonald

You know how to make a beautiful, balanced yarn that you can knit or crochet into a wonderful keepsake. But I know what you really want is to do something different.  Well come on in and join us in this class.  We will make 3 ‘fun’ yarns that will tickle you pink.  Using curly fiber we will make a flick and spin yarn that will have tails and texture, we will ply it using silk and add beads or buttons on demand.  We will experiment with core spinning to create a yarn with huge amounts of halo and ply it with something shinny.  Next we will give boucle a try, sounds tough, but really is not that hard.  Lastly (if we have time) we will create a stack of roving and bits of fun things, then spin it to create a beautiful textured yarn that will amaze and inspire you.

Students Should Bring:  Bring a working wheel, 4 bobbins, lazy kate, niddy noddy or ball winder something (roving, yarn bits, shinny stuff, etc) to put in the 'stack' for the final yarn and an open mind.

Class size:  Min 4 Max 15 Material Fee:$45  

1-5 pm                                                       Room 107

Handmade Artisan Soap 

Enjoy the luxury of your own handcrafted artisan soap.  This workshop covers all steps in making natural handmade soap, including adding herbs, natural colorants, and essential or fragrance oils.  This is not a melt and pour class, it teaches soapmaking from scratch.  The first portion of this workshop covers types of oils and fats that can be used in soap recipes, types of equipment needed, where ingredients can be found, and safety.

The second portion of this workshop explains how to create your own soap recipes to match skin types, the properties of  various oils and fats, and why oils and fats are blended to achieve the perfect all purpose face and body soap.  Milk soap will be made with natural honey as an additive. Students will observe the process of soap making from start to finish and leave with gentle, usable soap and instructions for making their own at home.  As time permits, wool scouring, shaving, and laundry soap recipes will be discussed as well as sales and packaging 

Class size:  Min 4 Max 15 Material Fee:$35 
1-4 pm        Sheep Barn 1 & 2

Indigo!!!!!!!  The amazing Elusive Blue. Ercil Howard

 Indigo!  The Elusive Blue.  Intense deep and dark to Robin's egg blue as well as the key to many secondary colors, Indigo delights, amazes and enthralls!  It has quite an amazing often political history. Using the fabulous and accessible freeze dried Indigo (real not synthetic) we will dye in the indigo pot! Supplies available to do resist dyeing on your own or simply dye straight into the indigo pot! Plant or protein fiber (Linen, Cotton, wool, silk etc...) works well for the indigo pot!

* Students should bring: An adventurous spirit, rubber gloves, apron, several plastic bags for wet items, note taking materials, wear old clothes (indigo stains). * Students may bring Two or three clothing items to dye and several skeins of yarn. This is a great opportunity to visit the thrift store for one or two silk, linen or cotton shirts or napkins (no tableclothes). Items should be pre-washed and dry. Yarns should be scoured and skeined (lightly tied) prior to class.

    Students will be provided with: Handout, supplies to use in class, several cotton squares for dyeing.

Class size: Max 18 Material Fee:$50

Dinning Room

6 pm - Dinner           

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