Drop Spindle with Maggie Casey

About Drop Spindle with Maggie Casey

DROP SPINDLE SPINNING - For much of history the world’s cloth was spun on a spindle. Learn how to use this simple tool and continue the tradition. Discover some tricks to make spinning on a spindle easy. Spin singles in the morning and ply in the afternoon.

Materials, Equipment, and Supplies the Student Must Bring to Class


Materials Fee (to be paid directly to the instructor) and Kit Description

$35 - includes a drop spindle to keep, all fiber and handouts.



Skill Level

Suitable for all

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The class will meet on Friday, May 3, from 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm, for a total of 6 hours of instruction.

Class Location

Gary J. Arthur Community Center – Haymeadow Room

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Drop Spindle with Maggie Casey
Maggie Casey

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Maggie Casey

    Maggie Casey has been addicted to spinning since the last century and while some people are proud of their wine cellars, she much prefers her fleece basement. She was co-owner of Shuttles Spindles & Skeins until it closed in 2020. Besides teaching spinning at Shuttles, she also teaches at the Estes Park Wool Market, Harrisville Designs, John C. Campbell Folk School, Maryland Sheep & Wool, PlyAway and SOAR. She holds Part 1 of the Handweavers Guild of America’s Certificate of Excellence in Handspinning and is the author of Start Spinning, Everything You Need to Know to Make Great Yarn and several Long Thread downloads, and writes for Ply Magazine.

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