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 to achieve spinning for socks, and plying techniques for durable socks.
What you need to know before taking the workshop:
- how to spin a continuous yarn on a wheel
- how to ply from 2 bobbins.
You'll leaving know 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
1/2 day but can be lengthened to a full day