Simple method for spinning art yarn


Friday, August 16
09:30 to 12:30


82,40 $ Can
30,00 $ Can
112,40 $ Can (without taxes)

Spaces available


All workshop registrations are non-refundable, unless the class is cancelled by the Festival.

Please note that your 3 day pass is included with this workshop (1 per person).


The teacher will show participants how to spin art yarn using a simpler method. It’s all about choosing the right fibres, colours and texture.

What to bring

  • A wheel, ideally with a large orifice
  • Fibres if the participants want

Material provided:

  • Fibre, threads and yarns
  • Two wheels
  • Niddy noddys


Joyce Huard
French and English
Friday, August 16 09:30 to 12:30
Room 4 AFSPN

Know how to core spin

Joyce Huard

Joyce HuardMynoush

Joyce is a Canadian fashion designer who has been a heavy crafter since her childhood. Her maternal grandmother was a skilled seamstress with unlimited patience. Her paternal grandmother owned a sewing business for a few years when she was a child. She believes her love for yarn and textiles started from there. As an adult, she fell deep down the rabbit hole of fibre arts when she had the idea to ask her neighbours, who owned a sheep farm, to take the fleece to make yarn. She saved her money and bought a wheel. Then a carder, a loom, and dyes … you can guess the rest!


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