The Dutchess County Fairgrounds
6550 Spring Brook Ave.
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival - Workshop Registration


Spinning for Socks

Thursday, October 16, 2014

1:00 - 4:00

Instructor: Abby Franquemont

Class Fee: $137.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 23

6 Seats Available

About Seat Availability: The availability shown above does NOT A GUARANTEE that an actual seat is available to be purchased. Each registration will be verified after your purchase and if an over sale of seats occurs you will be notified and the price of the over sold seat will be refunded in it's entirety.

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Description

What makes an ideal sock yarn? From fiber selection to drafting method to plying structures and finishing, we'll cover it all. Learn to spin bouncy yarn, long-wearing yarn, and hybrid yarns that are ideally suited to being socks.

Fiber will be supplied.  


Materials Information

Bring to Class:  Wheel or spindle – your choice. 

Workshop Instructor

Abby Franquemont, author of Respect The Spindle, is steeped in the fiber arts since birth. The daughter of field anthropologists studying textile prod...read more