Beginning Spinning on the Drop Spindle

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Learn the to spin your own yarn using the historic, inexpensive, portable drop spindle with Jennifer Green of Desert Garden Farms!

In Beginning Spinning you will learn the basics including drafting and spinning techniques, winding on, and how to finish your yarns.  You will get an initial grasp on spinning yarn lingo and will learn about fiber preparation and selection.  You'll also leave with your own wool and spindle!

FEE: $48 includes all instruction, wool, and hardwood spindle to take home. No additional materials are required. 


  • Sun. May 28: 3-5pm

SKILL LEVEL: Beginners welcome, no prior experience with wool or spinning necessary. Ages 16+ welcome. 

STUDENTS SUPPLY:  A willingness to learn and a sense of humor. No other materials needed. 

LOCATION: The Belle Events Center, 120 13th Ave.NampaID 83651, 1/2 Block from FiberTrain Festival. Enjoy 13 local restaurants, a coffee house, and tea bar within 2 blocks, and free parking all weekend.

CLASS SPACE LIMITED TO 15 STUDENTS: Preregister here by adding "Beginning Spinning on the Drop Spindle" to your cart before its full!

Class fees can not be refunded or transferred after May 8, 2017. 10% of your class fee is non-refundable after purchase, and will be retained by FiberTrain Festival to cover processing fees.

Classes booked on a first-come-first-serve basis. Transfers and refunds will be approved on an individual basis by contacting FiberTrain Festival staff at Please allow  48 hours to receive a response to your contact. Class fees that qualify for a refund after approval will be refunded on or before June 15, 2017, and may take up to 14 days to be viewable on your bank statement. 

Due to limited space at FiberTrain Festival, fees paid toward classes, registrations, and services, are exclusive to FiberTrain Festival and may not be refunded or transferred as credit toward purchases or registrations at other events sponsored by Puffy Mondaes Maker Space. Fees paid are not transferrable to following FiberTrain Festivals registrations, goods, or purchases of any kind. 


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