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

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival - Workshop Registration

Spectacular Silk Singles - SOLD OUT

Sunday, October 19, 2014

10:45 - 12:15

Instructor: Abby Franquemont

Class Fee: $55.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 22

0 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.

Registration Disabled


Learn to produce delightful tussah silk singles strong enough for a variety of purposes – knitting, crochet, weaving – and how to handle and finish your silk singles and finished objects for a variety of different results. Fast to produce, fast to work up, beautiful and guaranteed to please, silk singles can be the answer to stunning handspun projects in a very short timeframe. Wheel or spindle.

Materials Information

Bring to Class:  Spinning wheel in good working order and/or a spindle you like. Also bring knitting needles or crochet hooks (US 6 to 10, anywhere in that range) 

Workshop Instructor

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