Spin In 2012

Spin In is an annual event organized by the Victoria Handweavers and Spinners Guild to bring together spinners and fibre producers for a day of spinning, conversation and inspiration. We welcome spinners from far and wide to join us.

Spin In 2019 will be held on Saturday, February 23 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm at the Saanich Fairgrounds, 1528 Stellys X Road, Saanichton BC

Registration fee – $20
Tickets are available:

  • Online using an e-transfer (see directions below)
  • At the February 21st guild meeting
  • By mail (see Contact Us for the address)
  • At the door–exact change only.

Please bring your own lunch and a mug. Coffee, tea and snacks will be provided.



  • Knotty by Nature
  • Scrumptious Ewe
  • Spirit Song Studio
  • InishEile
  • Tideview Farms
  • Carol Boose
  • Jill Yelland
  • Inca Dinca Do Farm and Fibery
  • FibreShed information booth


  • Used Book Sale
    See Helen Thomas at the used book table with your books.
  • Used Equipment Sale
    Please bring your equipment, labeled with your name and asking price, to the stage. Purchasers will deal with you directly to buy your equipment. Please take your unsold equipment away with you after Spin In.
  • Sam Talks (like Ted Talks, but different):
    All about Wheels – 11:00 am in the kitchen
    A discussion of several types of wheels and their pros and cons.
    Plying Techniques – 2:00 pm in the kitchen
    A demonstration of 2 ply, 3 ply, chain and cable plying. Bring your wheel, some singles, and a Kate if you want to spin along.
  • Show But No Tell
    Bring your handspun, hand knitted and/or handwoven articles to share with the rest of us. We will display them for everyone to admire. We ask that you fill in a tag with your name and a brief description of the materials and technique so others can better appreciate your work. Tags will be available at Spin In.

This year you will be able to purchase your tickets online using an e-transfer as well at buying them at our regular guild meetings.We will have a table for registration at the November 15, January 17 and February 21 meetings of the Victoria Handweavers’ and Spinners’ Guild. We are also accepting registration fees via an e-transfer.

  1. Use Interac transfer from your bank to register.
  2. Send your Interac e-tranfer by email to: treasurer@vhwsg.ca
  3. Use the following information in the transfer
    To: vhwsg
    Security question: What is the event?
    Password: spinin2019

Please follow these instructions carefully. Your transfer will NOT be accepted unless it is sent as described above. Thanks!