Spin Spectacular Sock Yarns

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Learn to spin the perfect yarn for socks, that will feel good on your toes and last for more than a season! This class will broaden your understanding of yarn construction and uses, whether you're a sock knitter or spin exclusively.

Melanie Smith, published author of articles in Ashford's Spin and Interweaves' Spin Off Magazines, loves to share her historic and technical knowledge of yarns for different purposes.

FEE: $58 includes all instruction, 4 oz of wool to begin spinning sock yarns, and a sock knitting pattern. 

CLASS TIME: Sun. May 28: 2-6pm

SKILL LEVEL: Advancing beginner, must have a basic understanding of spinning singles and have the ability to spin a continuous yarn. Ages 16+ welcome.

  • A willingness to learn and a sense of humor.
  • Spinning Wheel in good working order  (click here for Mondaes tune-up services - must be submitted 2 weeks prior to FiberTrain to receive your wheel tuned-up in time for class.)
  • All attachments, heads, whorls/pulleys
  • Any additional equipment for the use of the Wheel, including but not required: bulky flyers, bobbins
  • Multiple bobbins ( 4+ suggested but not required)
  • Ball winder, nostepinne, or Niddy Noddy to wind off samples
  • Lazy Kate 
  • Note taking & sample labeling materials

 LOCATION: The Belle Events Center, 120 13th Ave.NampaID 83651, 1/2 Block from FiberTrain Festival. Enjoy 13 local restaurants, a coffee house, and tea bar within 2 blocks, and free parking. 

CLASS SPACE LIMITED TO 15 STUDENTS: Preregister here by adding "Spin Spectacular Sock Yarns" to your cart before its full!

Class fees can not be refunded or transferred after May 8, 2017. 10% of your class fee is non-refundable after purchase, and will be retained by FiberTrain Festival to cover processing fees.

Classes booked on a first-come-first-serve basis. Transfers and refunds will be approved on an individual basis by contacting FiberTrain Festival staff at Please allow 48 hours to receive a response to your contact. Class fees that qualify for a refund after approval will be refunded on or before June 15, 2017, and may take up to 14 days to be viewable on your bank statement. 

Due to limited space at FiberTrain Festival, fees paid toward classes, registrations, and services, are exclusive to FiberTrain Festival and may not be refunded or transferred as credit toward purchases or registrations at other events sponsored by Puffy Mondaes Maker Space. Fees paid are not transferrable to following FiberTrain Festivals registrations, goods, or purchases of any kind. 


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