Palouse Fiber Arts Festival
June 14-15. Fiber arts workshops run from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and cost is $55 per each half day of class; half-day and full-day classes are available and most classes will be held at the 1912 Center. Classes include indigo dyeing, weaving, spinning for drop spindles and wheels, colorwork knitting, color theory, wool combing, and steeking. The fiber market will be open Saturday, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. is free to the public, featuring both Jenkins and Greensleeves drop spindles, hand dyed yarns and fibers and locally grown farm yarns and fibers and more. There will be spinning wheels and looms to try and buy, as well as other fiber related equipment. A speaking event is scheduled for Saturday evening at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre in downtown Moscow at 6 p.m. with “Meet The Teachers;” at 7 p.m. hear Mary Scott Huff’s talk on “All I need To Know I Learned From Knitting;” and at 8 p.m. a quick raffling of door prizes donated by the vendors. Tickets are $10, available at The Yarn Underground, LLC or free with class registration. See www.palousefiberfestival.wordpress.com for details and registration forms, or stop by The Yarn Underground, LLC at 409 S. Washington St. in Moscow. The Yarn Underground, LLC is Moscow’s premier yarn shop, filled with local and unique yarn and fiber arts supplies.