Create your own hand painted yarn or hand dyed fibre! - Use acid dyes to create your own wonderful colourway! NEW DATES COMING SOON

A beginner’s workshop teaching you how to use acid dyes to create your own fantastic colourways in yarn. 

You will be provided with a total of 100g of pure, Gower sourced, Ryland Wool yarn spun to Aran weight.  From there your inspiration is your only limit.  Use dyes to hand paint an inspirational hank of yarn for knitting, crochet or weaving.  Go home with a new inspiration and a hank of beautiful warm wool to work your magic with!

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You will be provided with a total of 100g of beautiful white combed Corriedale fleece.  From there your inspiration is your only limit.  Use dyes to hand paint an inspirational braid for spinning, felting or weaving.  Go home with a new inspiration and a braid of beautiful warm wool to work your magic with!

You will learn about the dyes, the fibres and how to create a beautiful colour combination.

Why not come along, meet us, and experience an evening of dyeing.  

Maximum of 6 people.  

What’s Included:

-          All dyes and materials required to dye 100g of pure wool yarn or 100g Corriedale           fibre (extra fibre available to purchase on request at £4.50 per 100g)

-          A total of 100g of Gower sourced Ryeland Yarn in cream in 25g hanks to enable                you to experiment with colour and technique (extra hanks available to purchase             on request at £11.00 per 100g)

-          Refreshments (tea & coffee)

  £35 per person

 

Hand dyed wool yarn

Create your own hand painted, merino sock yarn! - At the Elysium Studios in Swansea Courtesy of Sew Swansea   new dates coming soon

An evening workshop teaching you how to use acid dyes to create your own fantastic colourways on high quality merino wool sock blanks.  These awesome inventions allow you to create your very own matching balls of yarn to create a pair of perfectly matching socks!  The blank is a machine knitted piece of cloth that can be dyed.  You then unravel the piece into matching balls of superwash yarn ready to re knit into your favourite socks!  

 

Superwash merino wool makes for beautifully high quality socks.  A great gift.  Use your imagination to create some fantastic sock yarn

You will be provided with a total of 100g of beautiful merino wool sock blank.   Go home with a new inspiration and yarn to make your marvellous socks!

Maximum of 8 people.  

What’s Included:

-          All dyes and associated equipment

-          Merino superwash sock yarn blank (no alternative available) (worth £15)

-          Refreshments (tea & coffee, and often Cake!)

  £40 per person

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Classes in wool processing, carding, dyeing, spinning, weaving & textile work