Sunday, April 18, 2010

Fiber Festival

Fiber-A-Thon & Open Farm Studio
Saturday, July 24, 2010
Schedule of Events
10:30am-11:30am-Rug Hooking with Roving
Learn how to make a sheep pillow with wool roving using the
traditional rug hooking method. Pillow works up quickly and is a
great beginner project.

12:00pm-1:00pm-Natural Dyeing
Learn to dye yarn using locally growing plants & flowers.

1:30pm-2:30pm-Drop Spinning
Learn to spin using a CD spindle.

3:00pm-4:00pm-Beginner Lace Knitting:
Learn to knit an elegant yet simple lace scarf using lace weight
alpaca yarn. Participants must know how to cast on and how to knit.
This is the perfect pattern for your first lace project.

All workshops are free to attend. Each presenter will have a
material kit for you to purchase. Each workshop is limited to
10 participants so arrive early to register!

Ongoing-Alpaca Talks
11:30am-12:00pm-Spinning with Alpaca
2:30pm-3:00pm-Felting in a Baggie Childrens
Learn how to make a piece of felt in a zip lock bag. A great project
for both the young and old!

List of Participants/Teachers/Shepherds
Emily Goodling of Vermont Fairies
Kim Goodling of VT Grand View Farm
Mary Hays-Professional Weaver
Cheryl Carter of God's Little Acres Alpaca Farm
Kristin Husher of Good Fibrations
Terry Miller of Snowshoe Farm Alpacas
Valerie Mazzarella of Green Mountain Wee Woolies

What to Bring...
-your spinning wheel, knitting needles,
and hooks
-a chair or a blanket to sit on
-sun screen
Parking is limited so please car pool!

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