2018 Taos Wool Festival Workshops

The enrollment period for the 2018 workshops has ended

If you have enrolled, you will receive more information soon.

Attn: Several workshop venues have changed.




Thursday October 4th   

      Class     Description    Instructor
Fabulous Beginnings Tips and Tricks for New Spinners   Kimberly Darling
Fundamentals of Knitted Lace An extensive overview of Russian-style lace knitting   Galena Khmeleva
Triad Dyeing Create a variety of colors from three stock colors   Peggy Doney
Magical Turkish Spindles Lots of possibilities for using Turkish spindles   Ilisha Helfman
Weaving the Navajo Way Learn the entire process from beginning to end   Caroline Spurgeon
Hand Painted Spinning Solutions Techniques for spinning Hand Painted Rovings   Kimberly Darling
Stick Weaving Easy, fun, & possibly ancient. It’s a great way to use leftover yarn   Margaret Trousdale



Friday October 5th   

      Class     Description    Instructor
Knitting Tiffany inspired by the luminous color and stunning designs of Tiffany glass lampshades   Ilisha Helfman
Fractal Fascination A wonderful solution for those multi-colored rovings   Kimberly Darling
Spinning the Orenburg Way Emphasis will be on the spinning of luxury fibers   Galena Khmeleva
Freestyle Tapestry Weaving Engage in the multifaceted art form that is tapestry weaving   Judith Harney
Weaving the Navajo Way Advanced Continue the exploration of the art of weaving Navajo rug designs   Caroline Spurgeon
Adventures in Core Spinning Learn a two-step process for creating a unique textured yarn   Susan Willsrud

Enrollments Closed on September 15th

If you have enrolled in a workshop you will receive more info soon.

Our Cancellation Policy is as follows:

  • If MAVWA cancels a workshop, a full refund will be issued upon cancellation.
  • If a student cancels his or her enrollment in a workshop through September 1, 2018, a refund will be issued, less a 25% cancellation fee.
  • If a student cancels his or her enrollment in a workshop after September 1, 2018, no refund will be issued.

We are accepting Instructor Proposals for our 2019 Workshops

The deadline to submit is March 31st 2019

Click here to submit your proposals

Please email our Workshop Coordinator with any questions.