22nd & 23rd June 2024

Choosing and preparing fibre workshop


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Suitable for those choosing and preparing fibre for hand processing or sending to a processing mill. This session will mostly be theory, but I will bring a fleece to skirt and hand prep tools for you to see them in action.

Topics covered:

  • Choosing your fleece
  • Skirting your fleece
  • Fleece washing
  • Ways of preparing fleece by hand – flick card, hand cards, drum carder, combs.
  • Other tools that might be used – blending board, hackle.


Note – fibre tools are sharp and can cause harm. Only to be handled with extreme care by those over 16.

Tutor: Fiona from Shire Mill

Date: Saturday 22nd June

Time: 10.30am-12.00pm

Length of Workshop: 1.5 hours

Suitable for Age: 16 plus

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