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Workshop Info

Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019
Time:10:00 - 1:00
Category:Spinning
Instructor:Alanna Wilcox
Spinning for Socks

This workshop covers the best fiber choices for spinning sock yarn, analyzing yarn qualities that make a good sock yarn, spinning techniques that are suited for spinning for socks, color choices, and plying techniques for durable socks. 

Prerequisitesstudents should be comfortable spinning a continuous yarn on a wheel, how to ply from 2 bobbins and how to knit.

Email alanna7181@hotmail.com with questions regarding class content.

Materials Info

There is a $15 material fee included in the price of registration.  It includes:  fiber for spinning class samples and handouts.

Students must bring:  

working wheel
spinning wheel oil
tensioned lazy kate
4-5 empty bobbins with leader
knitting needles suitable for working up handspun samples (~size 1 or 2 dpn's would work well)
- sock yarn or socks you’ve spun/knitted in the past (optional)
-commercial sock yarn you like (optional)

Seats Remaining 20
Workshop Fee $135.00


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Other Workshops Available By Alanna Wilcox
Workshop Name Category Date Time Fee  
12+ Ways to Spin Painted Top Spinning 10/17/2019 9:00 - 4:00 135.00 MORE INFO
Planning & Spinning for a Sweater Spinning 10/18/2019 9:00 - 4:00 135.00 MORE INFO
Spinning for Socks Spinning 10/19/2019 10:00 - 1:00 135.00 MORE INFO

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