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July 2018

Wool Dyeing with Easy Dyes Workshop

9th July 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Handspinner Having Fun Ltd, Old Pier Road
Broadford, Isle of Skye IV49 9AE United Kingdom
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Enjoy the creative process of dyeing wool using easy dyes. You will use a water bath and a microwave to dye a range of different wools. You will be able to experience the effects of blending colours and the effects of dyes on different wools. You will produce enough wool for several projects. Bring your own fleece if you want to dye fleece. All materials included Light refreshments available Bring your own lunch Tutor: Bev from The Handspinner Having Fun…

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Improve Your Knitting Skills Workshop

19th July 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Handspinner Having Fun Ltd, Old Pier Road
Broadford, Isle of Skye IV49 9AE United Kingdom
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Practice new ways of casting on, casting off and shaping knitting for different subtle effects in the finished product. Learn how to produce more professional knitwear. All materials included Light refreshments available Bring your own lunch Date: Thursday 19th July 2018 Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm Tutor: Jam from appleJam Cost: £33.00

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August 2018

Peg Loom Weaving Workshop

13th August 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Handspinner Having Fun Ltd, Old Pier Road
Broadford, Isle of Skye IV49 9AE United Kingdom
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Use a hand made peg loom to create simple wall hangings or rugs. Learn how to warp the loom, apply colour and texture, change colour and remove the hanging/ rug from the loom. All materials included Light refreshments available Bring your own lunch Date: Monday 13th August 2018 Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm Tutor: Sarah from Wood Ewe on Skye Cost: Wall hanging £45.00 |  Rug £50.00

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Fleece Preparation Workshop

29th August 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Handspinner Having Fun Ltd, Old Pier Road
Broadford, Isle of Skye IV49 9AE United Kingdom
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This day is spent handling fleece. You will learn how to grade fleece and prepare it from a raw product to a fibre that is ready to spin or felt. Please wear work clothes and bring an apron. All materials included Light refreshments available Bring your own lunch Date: Wednesday 29th August 2018 Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm Tutor: Bev from The Handspinner Having Fun Cost: £33.00

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September 2018

Beginners Spinning Workshop

5th September 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Handspinner Having Fun Ltd, Old Pier Road
Broadford, Isle of Skye IV49 9AE United Kingdom
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Spinning is a skill that has been around for centuries and is seeing a resurgance in popularity. Join our spinning workshop to learn about different fibres and how to spin them using a drop spindle and a spinning wheel. All materials included Light refreshments available Bring your own lunch Date: Wednesday 5th September 2018 Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm Tutor: Bev from The Handspinner Having Fun Cost: £45.00

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October 2018

Peg Loom Weaving Workshop

22nd October 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Handspinner Having Fun Ltd, Old Pier Road
Broadford, Isle of Skye IV49 9AE United Kingdom
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Use a hand made peg loom to create simple wall hangings or rugs. Learn how to warp the loom, apply colour and texture, change colour and remove the hanging/ rug from the loom. All materials included Light refreshments available Bring your own lunch Date: Monday 22nd October 2018 Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm Tutor: Sarah from Wood Ewe on Skye Cost: Wall hanging £45.00 |  Rug £50.00

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