Everything Pygora – The New Luxury Fiber!


Friday 9-11

Instructor Kim Depp, who raises Pygora goats will share her knowledge of the fiber, how to use it and spin it to produce beautiful yarn.

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Instructor: Kim Depp

2 hours  Friday 9-11

Pygora is a rare breed of goat that is taking the fiber world by storm! With 3 different fiber types, Pygora ranges from fine mohair to cashmere in all different colors. But Pygora needs to be specially processed to acquire all this luxury. Come learn about this amazing goat and their fiber. We will explore the different types of Pygora and their fiber including it’s micron count and what that means to you as a spinner. Then you’ll learn how to prepare the raw fiber yourself or how to chose a mill to do it for you. Then we’ll play with spinning the fiber in it’s many forms inc. cloud and roving. Class fee inc. samples of Pygora fiber and written materials. Students wishing to spin need to bring their own wheel or spindle.

Class limit: 12

Class Fee $35