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2021 Workshops

šŸŸŠ Some workshops also require the purchase of a kit. This is separate from class registration.Ā  See workshop for info.šŸŸŠ
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šŸŸŠ Some workshops also require the purchase of a kit. This is separate from class registration.Ā  See workshop for info.šŸŸŠ

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Explore Each Day's Events

Virtual
Thursday

Brandon - SwatchingStrandedColorworkSpeedswatch

Virtual
Friday

Palmer_WhatDoNow

Virtual
Saturday

Brandon - NoAlcoholCutting a steek

Virtual
Sunday

colorful ribs nd adgings

View Workshops by Subject

All classes are Virtual EXCEPT the few classes listed here:

In Person
Classes

In person

Workshops
by Subject

  • Iā€™ve Got This Yarn (yarn identification strategies) with Amie Palmer (Saturday)
  • MarlingĀ  Intro with Connie Lee Lynch (Sunday)
  • Stash-busting with the Linen Stitch with Connie Lee Lynch (Thursday)
  • Fibonacci, Fiber, and Fun! with Connie Lee Lynch (Friday)
  • Ecoprint on Silk and Wool for beginnersĀ  with Theresa Brown (Thursday)
  • Ecoprint on Silk and Wool in Color for intermediate studentsĀ  with Theresa Brown (Saturday)
  • Ecoprint on PaperĀ  with Theresa Brown (Sunday)
  • Demystifying Resists 4 with Patti Barker (Friday)
  • Multistrand Felted Necklace w/ embedded beads (family friendly) with Renate Maile-Moskowitz (Thursday)
  • Fun Felted Ears & Nose (dress up or transform your face mask and appearance) (Family Friendly) with Renate Maile-Moskowitz (Sunday)
  • Natural Milkweed Floss Swan OrnamentĀ  with Renate Maile-Moskowitz (Saturday)
  • Needle Felting Intro with Alesia Moore (Friday)
  • Needle-felt Seascape with Vickie Clontz (Sunday)
  • Nunofelt Art Vest with Patti Barker (Sunday)
  • Textural Felt Sampler Series with Patti Barker (On Demand)
  • The Magic of Prefelts with Patti Barker (Saturday)
  • Wet-felted Soap with Vickie Clontz (Friday)
  • Wild Wooly Flower with Vickie Clontz (Thursday)
  • DIY Fiber Prep with Alesia Moore (Saturday)

  • A Yarn in Each Hand (Holding Yarns for Stranded Colorwork) with Varian Brandon (Friday)
  • Brioche Intro & Basics with Amie Palmer (Thursday)
  • Brioche Lace: Beyond the Basic Stripes with Amie Palmer (Friday)
  • Colorful Ribs and Edgings with Varian Brandon (Thursday)
  • Design Your Own Socks with Amie Palmer (Friday)
  • Duplicate Stitch Your Personalized Artwork, Crest, or Monogram with Laura Barker (Friday)
  • Easy Reversible Cables with Jolie Elder (Friday)
  • Edgy, Easiest Entrelac Ever with Laura Barker (Thursday)
  • Essentials of Versa Lace with Jolie Elder (Friday)
  • Fibonacci, Fiber, and Fun! with Connie Lee Lynch Ā (Friday)
  • Fixing Mistakes in Stranded Colorwork with Varian Brandon Ā (Saturday)
  • Flywing Slipped Stitch Hat with Laura Barker (Friday)
  • Garter Tab Mini Class with Jolie Elder (Sunday)
  • German Short Rows with Laura Barker (Friday)
  • Iā€™ve Got This Yarn (yarn identification strategies) with Amie Palmer Ā (Saturday)
  • Illusions in ShadowsĀ  with Jolie Elder (Thursday)
  • Inside Out, Casting on from the Center with Laura Barker Ā (Saturday)
  • Intro to Cable Knitting with Amie Palmer $40 (Saturday)
  • Intro to Lace Knitting with Amie Palmer (Thursday)
  • Intro to Two At A Time Top Down Socks with Amie Palmer Ā (Sunday)
  • Knit Faster with Combination Knitting with Jolie Elder (Sunday)
  • Knit Your Bust Fitting Sweater with Amie Palmer (Friday)
  • Make Mine Marled with Amie Palmer (Thursday)
  • MarlingĀ  Intro with Connie Lee Lynch Ā (Sunday)
  • No Alcohol Needed – Steeks with Varian Brandon (Friday)
  • One Colors Two Layers with Jolie Elder (Saturday)
  • One Round Two Colors Intro to Stranded Colorwork with Varian Brandon (Thursday)
  • Planning to Fit (Knit a sweater that fits) with Amie Palmer (Thursday)
  • Reversible Stitch Patterns with Laura Barker Ā (Saturday)
  • Securing Steeks ā€“ 4 ways with Varian Brandon Ā (Saturday)
  • Short Row Smorgasbord with Laura Barker Ā (Sunday)
  • Shorty the Short Row Bear with Laura Barker Ā Ā (Sunday)
  • Simplified Garter Tab with Laura Barker (Thursday)
  • Small Rounds + Two at a Time with Jolie Elder (Saturday)
  • Stranded Colorwork – Asymmetrical Charts with Varian Brandon Ā (Sunday)
  • Stranded Colorwork ā€“ Headband or Hat project with Varian Brandon Ā (Sunday)
  • Swatching for Stranded Colorwork with Varian Brandon Ā (Friday)
  • What Do I Do Now? Ā (fixing mistakes) with Amie Palmer (Sunday)
  • Ecoprint on Silk and Wool for beginnersĀ  with Theresa Brown (Thursday)
  • Ecoprint on Silk and Wool in Color for intermediate studentsĀ  with Theresa Brown (Saturday)
  • Ecoprint on PaperĀ  with Theresa Brown (Sunday)
  • Iā€™ve Got This Yarn (yarn identification strategies) with Amie Palmer (Saturday)
  • Beginning Spinning on SpinningĀ  Wheel with Julie Wilson Ā Ā (in-person only) (Saturday & Sunday)
  • Beyond your basic 2-ply Yarn: Intermediate HandspinningĀ Ā  with Grace McFetters (Thursday)
  • Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving with Leslie Fesperman (virtual – Saturday & in-person – Friday)
  • Fibonacci, Fiber, and Fun! with Connie Lee Lynch (Friday)
  • Iā€™ve Got This Yarn (yarn identification strategies) with Amie Palmer (Saturday)
  • Inkle Weaving with Grace McFetters (Friday)
  • MarlingĀ  Intro with Connie Lee Lynch (Sunday)
  • Peg Loom Weaving with Alesia Moore (Thursday)
  • Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving with Leslie Fesperman (Friday)
  • Beginning Spinning on SpinningĀ  Wheel with Julie Wilson Ā Ā (in-person only) (Saturday & Sunday)

Virtual Workshops by Day

  • Brioche Intro & Basics with Amie Palmer
  • Colorful Ribs and Edgings with Varian Brandon
  • Ā Beyond your basic 2-ply Yarn: Intermediate HandspinningĀ Ā  with Grace McFetters
  • Multistrand Felted Necklace w/ embedded beads (family friendly) with Renate Maile-Moskowitz
  • Ecoprint on Silk and Wool for beginnersĀ  with Theresa Brown
  • Edgy, Easiest Entrelac Ever with Laura Barker
  • Illusions in ShadowsĀ  with Jolie Elder
  • Intro to Lace Knitting with Amie Palmer
  • Make Mine Marled with Amie Palmer
  • One Round Two Colors Intro to Stranded Colorwork with Varian Brandon
  • Peg Loom Weaving with Alesia Moore
  • Planning to Fit (Knit a sweater that fits) with Amie Palmer
  • Textural Felt Sampler Series with Patti Barker (on demand)
  • Simplified Garter Tab with Laura Barker
  • Stash-busting with the Linen Stitch with Connie Lee Lynch
  • Wild Wooly Flower with Vickie Clontz
  • A Yarn in Each Hand (Holding Yarns for Stranded Colorwork) with Varian Brandon
  • Brioche Lace: Beyond the Basic Stripes with Amie Palmer
  • Demystifying Resists 4 with Patti Barker
  • Design Your Own Socks with Amie Palmer
  • Duplicate Stitch Your Personalized Artwork, Crest, or Monogram with Laura Barker
  • Easy Reversible Cables with Jolie Elder
  • Essentials of Versa Lace with Jolie Elder
  • Fibonacci, Fiber, and Fun! with Connie Lee Lynch
  • Flywing Slipped Stitch Hat with Laura Barker
  • German Short Rows with Laura Barker
  • ā€‹Inkle Weaving with Grace McFetters
  • Knit Your Bust Fitting Sweater with Amie Palmer
  • Needle Felting Intro with Alesia Moore
  • No Alcohol Needed – Steeks with Varian Brandon
  • Swatching for Stranded Colorwork with Varian Brandon
  • Wet-felted Soap with Vickie Clontz
  • Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving with Leslie Fesperman
  • DIY Fiber Prep with Alesia Moore
  • Ecoprint on Silk and Wool in Color for intermediate studentsĀ  with Theresa Brown
  • Fixing Mistakes in Stranded Colorwork with Varian Brandon
  • Iā€™ve Got This Yarn (yarn identification strategies) with Amie Palmer
  • Inside Out, Casting on from the Center with Laura Barker
  • Intro to Cable Knitting with Amie Palmer $40
  • Natural Milkweed Floss Swan OrnamentĀ  with Renate Maile-Moskowitz
  • One Colors Two Layers with Jolie Elder
  • Reversible Stitch Patterns with Laura Barker
  • Securing Steeks ā€“ 4 ways with Varian Brandon
  • Small Rounds + Two at a Time with Jolie Elder
  • The Magic of Prefelts with Patti Barker
  • Fun Felted Ears & Nose (dress up or transform your face mask and appearance) (Family Friendly) with Renate Maile-Moskowitz
  • Ecoprint on PaperĀ  with Theresa Brown
  • Garter Tab Mini Class with Jolie Elder
  • Intro to Two At A Time Top Down Socks with Amie Palmer
  • Knit Faster with Combination Knitting with Jolie Elder
  • MarlingĀ  Intro with Connie Lee Lynch
  • Needle-felt Seascape with Vickie Clontz
  • Nunofelt Art Vest with Patti Barker
  • Short Row Smorgasbord with Laura Barker
  • Shorty the Short Row Bear with Laura Barker Ā 
  • Stranded Colorwork – Asymmetrical Charts with Varian Brandon
  • Stranded Colorwork ā€“ Headband or Hat project with Varian Brandon
  • What Do I Do Now? Ā (fixing mistakes) with Amie Palmer

In Person Workshops

Held In-Person (with social distancing) at:

Yadkin Valley Fiber Center

321 E. Main St. Elkin, NC 28621

  • Beginning Rigid Heddle with Leslie Fesperman

  • Beginning Spinning on SpinningĀ  Wheel with Julie Wilson Ā Ā 

  • Beginning Spinning on SpinningĀ  Wheel with Julie Wilson Ā Ā 

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Our Instructors

We are honored to have some of the country’s leading fiber artists as instructors for our workshops. From self-taught, to learning at Grandmother’s side, to traditional-artist-turned-fiber artisan, you’ll love them all.

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Fiber Arts Workshop Refund Policy

  • 75% refund if requested by February 25th
  • 50% refund if requested between February 26th and March 5th
  • No refund after March 5th
  • You may request a refund by emailing info@CarolinaFiberFest.org
  • Students may also re-sell or gift the class at their own expense. Please notify the Festival if you find you are unable to attend or you sell or gift your class to another person.1