Spinning For Socks

Description:

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

What you need to know before taking the class:

How to spin a continuous yarn on a spinning wheel and how to ply from two bobbins.

You’ll leave knowing how to:

  • Select fiber that would be suitable for sock yarn
  • Copy commercial sock yarn
  • Spin a yarn that has characteristics suitable for socks as an end use

Length of class:

1/2 day