Spinning, weaving, and dyeing
This course offers a fabulous introduction to the age-old craft of spinning and weaving wool and the opportunity to make a small bag.
Weaving: Make your own easy to use weaving loom. Design and weave your own handbag. All natural 100% wool used.
Spinning: Learn how to spin wool on a spinning-wheel and with a drop-spindle. Learn how to use a wool-carder.
Making natural dyes: Learn how to make natural dyes from plants and tree barks. Dye 2 skeins of hand spun sheep’s wool and a cotton bag with natural dyes to take home.
Each participant will also receive comprehensive written instructions on spinning and natural dyes.
Materials charge is €10 and is to be paid to the tutor.
Course tutor : Susanna Anker
Organic lunch included in course fee.
Please note that each course can only go ahead with a minimum of 3 participants. When you select a course you will be asked to make a second and third choice you are interested in. If your first choice is not available, you will be notified and transferred to your second/third choice.