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

    Length of workshop: