The Finer Points of Combing! with Kimberly Radcliffe

About The Finer Points of Combing! with Kimberly Radcliffe

Combs are amazing the way they can transform even the worst looking fleece into beautifully prepared fiber for spinning. It’s like magic! Combing may seem intimidating, but is fairly easy to learn with a little practice and a patient instructor. You will be working with several different types of fleece, learning combing techniques and how to diz beautiful top. Kimberly will also share her methods for preparing and washing raw fleeces as well as getting the most out of a fleece with less waste. This workshop will give you an understanding of the combing process and the confidence to take what you’ve learned and turn your own fleece into luxurious hand-combed top! All materials will be provided but if you have your own combs, you may bring them.

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

All materials will be provided for the class, including a handout with note taking paper. You may bring your own combs if you like, however, there will be combs provided for each student’s use during the class.

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

$20 - includes washed fleece to prep and take home, class handout, use of combs and other fiber prep tools and miscellaneous supplies for use during the class.



Skill Level

Suitable for beginners, no previous experience neccessary.

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

Class Location

Howard County Fairgrounds – Home Arts Building

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
The Finer Points of Combing! with Kimberly Radcliffe
Kimberly Radcliffe

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Kimberly Radcliffe

    Kimberly loves nothing more than to have her hands in a fresh raw fleece! She takes that passion and shares it with others as often as she can. She loves to teach classes on fiber prep and spinning. She is an award winning spinner with her handspun skeins winning many best skein ribbons! You will usually find her volunteering in the fleece barn at any festival she happens to be attending.

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