The Greater Los Angeles Spinning Guild is a group of hand-spinning enthusiasts in the Los Angeles and Orange County areas and beyond. Our members incorporate hand-spinning in a wide variety of fiber arts including knitting, weaving, rug-making, felting, crochet and many others.

All skill levels are welcome at our meetings, from master to novice. If you’re curious (even if you’ve never spun before) come to a meeting and we’ll help you access resources for equipment and instruction. Monthly guild meetings include a short informational program, exchange of expertise, information on members’ projects, and informal spinning. Periodically, the Guild sponsors half-day and multi-day workshops conducted by members and guest instructors.

Please browse our site, and drop us an email if you’re interested in becoming a member of our Guild. Information on our activities is also available on the Guild’s Ravelry GroupFaceBook, GLASG SpinnersGLASG Spinners – Buy, Sell, Trade and Yahoo Group.


The Greater Los Angeles Spinning Guild is pleased to offer these workshops on spinning and knitting Orenburg lace taught by Galina Khemeleva. For more information email workshops@glasg.org

Spinning for Lace Knitting the Orenburg Way – Spin luxury fibers (cashmere, quivit, pygora, buffalo) using a Russian spindle while learning to use the fibers economically.

Date: Friday, August 23, 2019

Plying Orenburg Style – Plying singles using a Russian spindle and silk while using the fibers economically.

Date: Saturday, August 24, 2019

Knitting Orenburg Style – A detailed overview of Orenburg lace knitting which will introduce students to its ten basic elements plus a cast-on, short row shaping and grafting technique that “seams almost magical”.

Date: Sunday, August 25, 2019

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