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

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