Sheep Shearing and Spin-In

Graue Mill and Museum | Oak Brook, Ill.

 
 

3800 S. York Road
Oak Brook, Ill. 60523
(630) 655-2090
www.grauemill.org
Date: May 18, 2014
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Cost: Free

Harold Davis, a master shearer, gives sheep shearing demonstrations (1:30 and 2:30 p.m.) and Graue Mill volunteers demonstrate the art of spinning raw fleece into woolen yarn. Try spinning on a drop spindle, one of the earliest tools still in use today in many cultures.

 
 
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