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OHS Spinners' Certificate Program - Level I

Haliburton School of Art + Design
OHS Spinners' Certificate Program - Level I Table of Contents

Enrol in OHS Spinners' Certificate Program - Level I

Course Code: ARTS1012

The Ontario Spinners' Certificate Program is a six-level program developed by the Education Committee of the Ontario Handweavers and Spinners (OHS). With sufficient registration, each of the six levels will be offered in succession.
This program is not suitable for beginner spinners. Comfort with a spinning wheel and the ability to spin a basic yarn is required.

Completion of each level of study involves 8 days of instruction, followed by independent homework assignments that are completed, mailed to instructors, and evaluated throughout the year.
Level I course of study will include fleece preparation, twist and diameter, woollen spinning, wheel maintenance, colour blending, acid dye theory, and workshop time. A detailed outline for each level of the program is available on the Ontario Handweavers and Spinners website at

Attend this course in person

Registration will begin March 01, 2022 at 8:30 am
  • Louise Jackson
  • Beth Showalter
  • Wendy Bateman
  • Harriet Boon
  • Lois Freedman
  • Rebecca Whelan-Lamperd
  • Julia Lee

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday (9:00am - 4:30pm)

Section: 41

There will be a $90 material fee payable to the class treasurer (voted) on the first day.