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The Ancient Textile Tools of Northern Roman Provinces and Beyond

The Ancient Textile Tools of Northern Roman Provinces and Beyond

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Class Time: Saturday, April 27, 2024, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Lunch Break at 12 PM

Location: St. Louis Community College - Meramec Campus, 11333 Big Bend Road, Kirkwood, MO 63122. Check in at Registration 15 minutes prior to class starting at PE Building for location.

Instructor: Robin Goatey of The Dancing Goats

Are you interested in learning to spin or expand your spinning tool collection and practice with an expert? Join Robin Goatey, an ancient tool user and creator for our modern world! In this full day workshop, you will learn to use the Distaff to Spin & Ply Wool on the three primary European Low Whorl Spindle Forms.

  • Ceramic Whorls of the Ancient Near East
  • Pewter Whorls of the Roman/Celtic LaTene Cultures
  • Soapstone Whorls of the far North Proto Viking Cultures

Demonstration and Practice with the Roman/Norse Style of Wool Combs will also be included in our time.

This class has a morning and afternoon session, taking a 1 hour break for lunch.

Skill Prerequisite: None.

Ages: High School, Adult

Supplies: Included in Class Cost

  • 3 Spindle Sticks
  • Your Choice of Whorl
  • Ceramic Bowl
  • Heritage Sheep Spinning Fibers

Additional Supplies Needed: None.

    Homework: None.

    Class Policies

    • By signing up for this class, you have admission to Friday Night Vendor Marketplace Preview.
    • If a class is sold out, click here to be placed on the Wait List.
    • No refunds will be issued after April 1, 2024.
    • For any cancellations prior to April 1, 2024, a $25 administrative fee will be assessed.
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