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

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival - Workshop Registration

Spinning for Socks - Sat PM

Saturday, October 21, 2017

2:00 - 5:00

Instructor: Donna Kay

Class Fee: $80.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 17

2 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


Why spin for socks? Socks only require about 4 oz of fiber, they are a great way to experiment with color, fibers and patterns, and yes -  they are comfortable, durable and beautiful! Nothing compares to  handspun, hand knit sock!

In this workshop we will spin different wools and blends, ply and discuss what makes a good sock yarn and why. 

Level of experience: Open to all who can spin a yarn.

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Materials Information

Materials Provided by Instructor: 1 oz each of BFL, Polwarth/mohair/silk top and Merino/silk tops (or similar fibers), handouts.

Materials Provided by Student
Spinning wheel in good working order, 2 extra bobbins, lazy kate and niddy noddy. Open to e-spinners and spindlers as well. 

Homework: None

Workshop Instructor

Donna Kay Is a knitter, spinner, designer, instructor and shepherd, often all in the same day. Her home is a farm New Hampshire that she shares with more