Woolstock, the Woodstock Fleece Festival, is the little event that grew. This year, the venue occupied three buildings of the Woodstock (Ontario) Fairgrounds. The vendor’s hall had everything a fibre artist could want, from antique spinning wheels to hand-dyed yarn.
Demonstrations abounded, and included lacemaking (bobbin lace and tatting), spinning, and even lathe turning (in case you want to make your own drop spindle or spinning wheel). Enthusiasts looking for a new hobby could try their hand at rug hooking or weaving. There was even a pyrographer on site demonstrating wood burning (wood has fibres, too).
Read more in our Winter 2016 issue.