Shepherd’s Cross Offers Gaywool Dyeing Retreat

-submitted by Shepherd’s Cross

Shepherd’s Cross, the North American headquarters for Gaywool Dye, is hosting a yarn and fiber hand dyeing retreat. Onsite or virtual classes are available. Workshop will be held Saturday, May 9. Full or half-day options are offered.

Learn how to easily create vibrant and uniquely colored yarns & rovings. Gaywool Dye is an easy, safe, economical, color fast and dependable dying product. Class includes all materials needed to take home beautifully dyed yarn. No hidden fees, rental fees or materials fees, all are included in the package price. The class is taught by a Gaywool Dye Instructor.

You choose between a full day, half day, and if you prefer onsite, or virtual class. (Virtual class participants will need to pick up or make arrangements for supplies ahead of class time.)

Full Day

Make 3 colorful skeins and one colorful braided roving

8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Class Fee: onsite $79, virtual $89

(Virtual class take home packs includes 4-15g dye packets, yarn & fiber, with curbside pick-up available)

Half Day

Make 2 skeins of colorful yarn

8:30 am – 12:00 noon

Class Fee: onsite $49, virtual $54

(Virtual class take home packs includes 2-15g dye packets, yarn & fiber, with curbside pick-up available)

You will need to bring a sack lunch. We provide snacks and beverages at two break times. There is a class minimum of five, and a maximum of 20 participants. So register early. You can also host a hand dye class at your location, or better yet become a Gaywool Dye Wholesale Dealer.

Retreats are augmented by hands on learning tools available in the Educational Farm Museum. There you can also find a collection of fiber arts from around the world. Other fiber arts classes are offered on an individual or group basis throughout the year.

Shepherd’s Shop is open Tuesday through Saturday 8:30 am – 5:30 pm, year round, offering hand dyed and un-dyed natural yarns, roving and Gaywool Dyes. Additionally the shop offers handmade gifts, farm fresh meats and many more items.

Shepherd’s Cross is an accredited Agritourism facility, and a “Made in Oklahoma” Company. The farm is also Animal Welfare Approved. It is home to a non-profit Christian organization named Heart of the Shepherd that hosts this event. Teaching basic agricultural principles and their relationship to the Bible are instrumental in the educational component of the farm.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Shepherds-Cross-Heart-of-the-Shepherd

www.ShepherdsCross.com – simply click “classes” on the home page

 

 

 

 

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