£10 – £30

Spinning wool with spindles and wheel

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Kensley Sheds

Speech House Road

Cinderford

GL16 7EJ

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This one day course on textiles taught by Stella Berg will cover spinning (wheel and drop), carding .

Stella has been spinning and dyeing for nearly fifty years and will take students through the age old patterns of carding, spinning - with spindles and on the wheel - learning to produce a strong yarn that can be knitted or woven.

Everyone will have an opportuntiy to practice and we will also discuss the huge almost forgotten importance of making textiles and the part they played in starting the industrial revoultion.

There will be a opportunity to buy spindles, wool and dyestuff, so please bring extra cash.

Please bring your own lunch, we will provide hot drinks as part of the course all weekend.

The tickets are sliding scale for the whole day is from £10 to £30 inc VAT

The Rewild Project courses are subsidised as part of the Foresters Forest programme and funded by The Heritage Lottery. Any money form the tickets goes to The Rewid Project and is vital as this is our own income to run the whole project.

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Speech House Road

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