Welcome to NwRSA

Northwest Regional Spinners Association


The Northwest Regional Spinners Association is a four state network of local organizations which

  • promotes the art and craft of handspinning
  • provides a communication network for spinners in the Pacific Northwest
  • gives handspinners an opportunity to share, learn, educate, and work together on a regional basis
  • sponsors seminars, workshops and an annual conference for  members and the general public

Upcoming events


  • September 24-25 – Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival, Canby OR
  • October 7 – NwRSA Fall Board Meeting, Hosted by Area 6025, Hood River OR
  • October 14 – The Pines Farm Fall Fiber Festival, Maple Valley WA.  Click HERE for details
  • October 21-22 – Fiber Fusion Northwest, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Monroe WA.  Click HERE for details
  • 2017 Winter Board Meeting, Hosted by Area 2090, Vancouver WA


  • January 6 – St Distaff’s Day Spin-In, Hosted by Area 2010, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Monroe WA
  • March 15-18 – NwRSA Camp Burton Spinners’ Retreat, Vashon Island WA
  • May 31- June 2 – NwRSA Annual Conference, Lacey WA
  • June 8-10 – Vashon Classic Sheepdog Trials, Fiber Arts Village, Vashon Island WA
  • 2018 Fall Board Meeting, Tri Cities WA
  • 2018 Winter Board Meeting, Hosted by Area 2010, Snohomish WA

Check the CALENDAR for an event near you.


Start Spinning with NwRSA:

  • Not yet an NwRSA member? Looking for handspinning activities, events and instruction? Join NwRSA and connect with your local spinning community.  Membership information and application forms are on the ABOUT NwRSA tab.
  • Information on local NwRSA area groups is on the LOCAL AREAS tab.
  • Already an NwRSA member?  Click on the OLD WEBSITE tab for information on your area events, old newsletters and more.


Please send questions to soc-media@nwregionalspinners.org