Shetland Wool Weekend Schedule

Friday Schedule Event
10 a.m. to 12

Bazaar Girls Yarn Shop

Seating upstairs in Brigid’s Loft

Check In

Pick up Box Lunch and Shetland Weekend Bag of Goodies

1 pm to 4

Brigid’s Loft

Welcome and Introductions

Beyond the Color Wheel – color planning for Shetland projects for all attendees

Presented by Kerry Graber

Jorstad Artisan Yarns

Dinner on own
6:30 to 8:00

Brigid’s Loft

Short-film Festival Hosted by Jorstad Artisan Yarns

and Bazaar Girls Yarn Shop

Featuring films about the Shetland region.

Debut of short film about American Shetland, Elemental Affects, and Jorstad Artisan Yarns

Dessert and no-host beer, wine, or cider

Saturday Class 1 Class 2
9 am to 12 Beginning stranded knitting – Varian Brandon Instructor Shetland Lace Knitting –

Jann Hoppler Instructor

12 to 1:30 Lunch on own Lunch on own
1:30 to 4:30 Advanced stranded knitting – Varian Brandon Instructor Spinning Prepared Shetland Fiber on a Wheel –

Judith McKenzie Instructor

Bring own spinning wheel

5:30 to 8:30

Buffet Dinner and no-host beer, wine, cider

Brigid’s Loft – The story of American Shetland, Elemental Affects, and Jorstad Artisan Yarns. Wrap up the day and draw prizes. Brigid’s Loft

Kerry, Judith, and Jeane DeCoster presenters

Sunday Event
10 am to 12

Brigid’s Loft

Shetland Lab – Choose Your Own Adventure!

Varian’s Table – cutting your steek. Practice with your own swatch(s) from Saturday. Varian will take your questions about using steeks in designs, and the different steek methods.

The No-Mess Dye Table with Kerry Graber – bring your bits of Shetland fiber or hand spun and try using dye tinctures in jars. It’s easy, no fuss, no mess dyeing you can try here and then have success at home.

High-whorl Drop Spindling Table with Shetland fiber – bring your drop spindle or try one of ours and give it a whorl! If you are an experienced spindler try different fiber preparations. Maddy from JC.

Crystal’s Idyll’s Table (from Port Townsend – interested in a Shetland fleece, or some locally grown prepared fiber? Spend time browsing and finding what you need for your spinning projects.

Mary Elizabeth Scott – finishing for stranded sweaters – Ask Mary how she does it! See her fine finishes.