A gathering for fiber producers, fiber artists, knitters, and crafters featuring education, demonstrations, vendor marketplace, and fiber art displays
A vendor marketplace will feature small farm producers of raw wool, alpaca, angora rabbit, llama, and mohair goat fiber. Items for sale will include raw wool, scoured wool, roving, combed top, handdyed wool, and handspun yarn. Other items for sale will include felted hats and figurines, goat milk soap and lotions, dryer balls, kitchen dishcloths and scrubbies. Vendors will have spinning wheels, looms, home knitting machines and carding equipment for sale.
A free demonstration of Machine Knit Lace Socks will be done by Carole Wurst from 1:30-2:30.
Central Minnesota Fiber Arts Guild will do a show-and-tell at 2:45.
Vendors will do on-going demonstrations of spinning yarn, knitting and felting throughout the day.
Participate in a Spinning Circle with the vendors and other participants all day, 10-4. Bring a spinning wheel, drop spindle or handknitting project and a comfortable chair.
Fleeces from this year’s shearing will be on display featuring a number of different breeds. Fleeces will be for sale.
A food truck will be on site.
Admission is free.
Most events will be outdoors, please dress accordingly. Event will be held rain or shine. No pets please.