Making Yarn From the Ground Up

About Making Yarn From the Ground Up

Adventures in raising a fiber flock and small-batch yarn production.

Anne is a fiber artist in Bedminster, NJ, raising a small flock of Shetland sheep for their wool. Her spinning and weaving workshops explore the relationship between craft and imagination, infusing traditional techniques with personal vision. She serves on the Board of the North American Shetland Sheep Association, and is the founder of NJ Fibershed, a non-profit organization connecting small fiber farmers, and providing educational resources for first-generation farmers and raising awareness of local fiber production and use.

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This class is limited to 200 students.

Age Range

16 and up

Skill Level

Open to all levels

Anne Choi

Anne Choi

Anne Choi teaches spinning, weaving, knitting, and dyeing, with a focus on exploring the relationship between craft and imagination She raises a small flock of natural-colored American Shetland sheep in Bedminster, NJ. She uses their fleeces, along with wool from nearby farms, to create her small-batch, custom milled Vintage Blend yarns. She is the organizer of the Creative Advocacy & Networking Retreat, a professional development event focused on promoting the success of businesses owned by racial and ethnic minority artists working in the fiber arts community. She serves on the Board of the North American Shetland Sheep Association, and is the founder of NJ Fibershed, a non-profit educational organization dedicated to creating a supportive network among small fiber farms across the state of New Jersey. NJ Fibershed works to provide educational resources for first-generation farmers, and to raise public awareness of local and sustainable fiber production and use.

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Single session on Tuesday, January 24, at 7 pm ET | 4 pm PT.

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Enrolled students receive lifetime access to the video recording of the class.

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
Making Yarn From the Ground Up
MAFA - The MidAtlantic Fiber Association

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MAFA - The MidAtlantic Fiber Association

MAFA - The MidAtlantic Fiber Association

The MidAtlantic Fiber Association (MAFA) represents and supports a community of fiber arts guilds in the greater Mid-Atlantic region.

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