Black Hills Fiber Arts Fair April 25 – 26
March 27, 2014
The first annual Black Hills Fiber Arts Fair will be held April 25-26 indoors at The Dahl Arts Center in historic downtown Rapid City.
Admission is free.
If you are curious about the products of fiber animals including wools, alpaca, llama, bison and silk, or are passionate about knitting, spinning, weaving, felting, plan to attend the Black Hills Fiber Arts Fair where there are 27 classes in knitting, spinning, weaving, dyeing and felting over the two-day event.
Classes are geared for the beginner to the advanced.
Jacey Boggs, a spinner, publisher of PLY magazine and book author of national renown will inspire and teach spinners how to get from traditional to textured yarns
Kathleen Taylor, from Redfield, S.D., and an author of numerous knitting books, will expand your knitting abilities.
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Robbin Firth, owner of HeartFeltSilks and inventor of the "Palm Washboard" will have you creating beautiful felted scarves, flowers and other heart's desires.
Additional classes are taught by experienced, talented local and regional instructors.
Attend and support your local fiber community by visiting more than 34 quality vendors who have something for every fiber enthusiast including commercial and hand-spun yarns, scarves, hats, bags, jewelry, and decorative items.
The Fiber Arts Fair is supported in part by a USDA Sustainable Agricultural Research and Extension grant, administered through SDSU Extension.
For more information, visit: http://www.blackhillsfiberartsfair.org.