For more information about special events and workshops at Sheep & Shawl, please call 413-397-3680.

In early June we host Joan Ruane’s 2-day Cotton Spinning Workshop!

And in late June we cooperate with 10 other Local Yarn Shops in the Connecticut Valley for I-91 Shop Hop!

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Joan Ruane  –  Easy to Spin Cotton Spinning Workshop

2 days: Sat-Sun, June 3-4, 2017   9 – 4    6 hours/day (1-hr lunch break)

Designed for All Levels of Spinners*

* Spinner must be able to able to keep their wheel spinning clockwise consistently.

Tuition: $235  + $20 materials fee    Call 413-397-3680 to register.  Registration closes May 17, but call early to reserve your seat.

Workshop goal: To give students good basic techniques in spinning cotton so they feel comfortable with cotton and see how easy it is to spin.

To see the full description, click joan-ruane-workshop-june-3_4-2017.

I-91 Shop Hop 2017 –  Thur –  Sun,  June 22, 23, 24, 25
It’s an 11-shop yarn party from Putney VT to New Haven CT.  Daily prizes at every shop you visit plus a Grand Prize & Runner-Up Prizes if you visit all 11.  Each shop will have special kits just for the 4-day event from Thur. to Sun. You’ll need a $5 passport with free tote bag on sale now! Buy one before they run out!