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The North Dakota Lamb & Wool Producers is co-sponsoring the North Dakota Handspinners Conference at the Jamestown Civic Center on Friday and Saturday.

This event is open to public for viewing or participants can register at the door to join in the festivities. Organizers of the conference welcome all fiber artists to participate, including handspinners, knitters, crocheters and embroidery, felting and other textile artists.

Friday evening will include demonstrations of skirting a raw fleece, learning about exotic fibers and learning how to use the color wheel.

Saturday classes include "Natural Dyeing," led by Beth Tacke, Fargo, and Marie McClintock, Groton, S.D., and "How to use a Blending Board," by Jeanne Roster, Davenport, N.D.

Vendors will be present from Minnesota, South Dakota and North Dakota.

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