Brush up on your fiber knowledge


SEVILLE, Ohio — Members of the Ohio Natural Fiber Network will be offering a four-part series, Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Natural Fiber, beginning in July at Places In Time Farm & Fiber Arts in Seville, Ohio.


This hands-on series will cover the following topics:

* Part One: 2-5 p.m. July 11

Introduction to Natural Fiber: Different animal and plant fibers and their characteristics; and preparing fiber for processing

* Part Two: 2-5 p.m. Aug. 8

Processing Animal Fibers: Washing, carding, blending; rovings, batting, and spinning yarn

* Part Three: 2-5 p.m. Sept. 12

Fiber Arts & Crafts Using Natural Fibers: Including crochet, felting, knitting, and weaving

* Part Four: 2-5 p.m. Oct. 10

Finished Products From Natural Fibers and Marketing Ideas

Cost and registration

The cost of each series is $10 for nonmembers.

Register ahead by contacting Karen Burke at 330-948-5396 or by e-mail at

For more information, visit the Ohio Natural Fiber Network Web site at

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