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Spin a Tale about Irish Wool

Spin a Tale about Irish Wool

Duration:4 timer totalt
Includes:Drikke og Utstyr
Languages:Tilbys på Engelsk

Om verten din

Hello! My name is Megan Browne and let me take you into my world as a fibre artist. My knowledge of knitting was passed down to me by my grandmother. I have come a long way since my first triangular shaped scarf (it was meant to be a rectangle). I am a qualified spinning, weaving and knitting teacher and have more 10+ yr fibre experience. I have a passion for Irish wool craft. I own an Irish wool…
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Dette skal vi gjøre

Introductions: tea and greetings in front of the outdoor fire Brief history of Wool in Ireland: interactive mini-talk on the rise and decline of Irish wool yarn & it's current revival. Yes there will be Aran designs and woolly Irish fleeces! Safety brief: specifics of handling natural dyes, hot liquids and gathering plants Gather: depending on time of year (all plants picked will be with the…

Annet du bør vite

Be sure to wear warm clothing and sturdy shoes - the Irish Atlantic Coastline is notoriously damp and windy and the cattle track to the ocean at the end of our drive is fairly rocky.

Hva jeg vil skaffe

Drinks
Tea & Coffee
Equipment
Dye Equipment/Irish Fibre I will provide all materials: Irish sheep's fleece, Irish wool, Dye Equipment, Spinning Wheel & Hand Carders

Hva du skal ta med

Rainproof clothing
Sturdy footwear (boots)

Hvor vi skal være

Have collection rights for coast at end of our lane in a protected gaeltacht area. Only person with access to 100% Irish wool in Galway - it is sourced from Irish sheep, spun in an Irish mill and dyed using native Irish plants. Will provide photo of sheep the fleece and yarn is from, a biopic of the farmer and mill. Opportunity to connect to gaeltacht heritage and wool craft in a tangible way.

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Kanselleringsvilkår

Alle opplevelser kan kanselleres og helt refunderes innen 24 timer etter kjøp.

Kommunikasjonsvilkår

Kommuniser alltid gjennom Airbnb. For å beskytte betalingen din må du aldri overføre penger eller kommunisere utenfor Airbnb-nettstedet eller -appen.

Krav til gjesten

Opptil 6 gjester i alderen 16 og over kan delta.

Flere tips

Be sure to wear warm clothing and sturdy shoes - the Irish Atlantic Coastline is notoriously damp and windy and the cattle track to the ocean at the end of our drive is fairly rocky.
Megan
workshop
Spin a Tale about Irish Wool
Ny opplevelse
652 kr per person
Ny opplevelse
652 kr per person