Simcoe County Arts & Crafts Association




Spinning yarn from animal or plant fibres so it could be knitted or woven into clothing or blankets was a very necessary skill for the pioneers. Today it is valued as a meditative and relaxing craft that can provide a great creative outlet as well as the joy of making unique items.

Getting started: First watch the video below. It is an interview with a spinner and will give you an idea of what is involved.

In Simcoe County, contact the Huronia Spinners Guild which meets on the fourth Saturday of each month at the Simcoe County Museum. New members are welcome.