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Tecstiliau CBC, Y Bedol (Ground Floor)

Introduction to Flax: Processing & Spinning

Come and learn how to transform the stems of flax into beautiful fibre and spin it into linen yarn. If you are considering having a go at growing your own flax this is an excellent opportunity to learn about processing your crop.

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Introduction to Flax: Processing & Spinning
Introduction to Flax: Processing & Spinning

Time & Location

27 Awst 2023, 10:00 – 16:00

Tecstiliau CBC, Y Bedol (Ground Floor), B4366, Bethel, Caernarfon LL55 1AX, UK

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About the Event

Tiwtor / Tutor: Rosie Green (from @saorimor)

Costiau / Cost: £50

Come and learn how to transform the stems of flax into beautiful fibre and spin it into linen yarn.

If you are considering having a go at growing your own flax this is an excellent opportunity to learn about processing your crop.

The day will include:

  • An Introduction to Flax
  • Demonstration and practice of processing techniques like: rippling, scutching, hackling
  • Making a cone distaff
  • Spinning on a drop spindle

No experience necessary, you just need enthusiasm for flax!

All materials and equipment will be supplied.

Please bring your own: face mask (processing flax can be very dusty), apron, pen and notebook.

If you are a spinner you are welcome to bring your spinning wheel.

Tickets

  • Intro to Flax - 27Aug23

    Come and learn how to transform the stems of flax into beautiful fibre and spin it into linen yarn.

    £50.00

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