Thinking Outside of the Braid – CLASS CANCELLED


In this class we will experiment with different methods of preparing clean fleece for spinning including batts and punis. We will experiment with dyed fleece, locks, sparkle and whatever else inspires us to make our own custom spinning goodies. Each student will go home with 4 oz. of batt/punis ready to spin.
Third Session Class 2-4
maximum class size – 10

Gather any little goodies you might want to include in your art yarns. Plenty will be provided, but if you have something you’ve collected that you’d like to include, bring it along!

Supply fee: $20

Amy Ross Manko is the owner of The Ross Farm, a PA Century Farm in Eighty-Four, PA. She raises Heritage & Rare Breed Sheep on the farm that’s been in her family for over 120 years. She came to the world of Fiber Arts backward, as she raised sheep and then learned to knit and spin after changing the farm’s focus to rare breeds and wool production. Amy has always been involved with needle arts and teaching, using the skills she learned from her grandmother as a very small child. She has taught quilting at area shops and sewing through CCAC for many years. Her website is here and her booth can be found in the marketplace.

To inquire about or register for classes, send an email to All classes cost $30, to be paid in advance via check or paypal. Some classes have a material fee to be paid to the instructor at the time of the class.

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