If you like craft fairs and events there’s one coming up on Saturday June 1st that just might interest you. And if you’ve got kids or grandkids, this could be an opportunity to share a piece of the past with them and possibly pique their interest in learning a new hobby or skill.  

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It’s the St. Cloud Spin Fest and Fiber Fair at Rocking Horse Farm Knit Shop on County Road 74 in St. Cloud, near Interstate 94 and Highway 15. The event will be held from 10-4 on the 1st.  

During the event, there will be local and handmade items for sale inside the large yarn shop as well as on the outside where a good number of vendors will be set up.  

While you are at the Spin Fest and Fiber Fair make sure you check out the classes and free demonstrations, so you’ll get a better understanding of how these talented folks do what they do. 

There will also be open-class competitions at this event. The organizers say this will be just like the county fair, with ribbons handed out for the for the best handspun skein, knitting, crochet, felting, weaving and more.  

There will also be a spinning circle, you are invited to bring your wheel or drop spindle. The spinning circle and tent vendors will be outside, and this event is a rain or shine event.  

Vendors are the only ones allowed to bring animals to the event. 

For more information, go to rockinghorsefarmknitshop.com, or you can look for St. Cloud Spin Fair on Facebook.  

 

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