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SOLD OUT – Flax Weaving Workshop

November 8 @ 10:45 am - 3:45 pm

Free

A 3-part course welcome to all. Learn how flax was processed and turned into rope, sackcloth and linen. Use our Isle grown retted flax to have a go! The workshops will be led by Archaeobotantist, Liz Pearson. The sessions are bookable through the eventbrite links. It is best to attend all 3 sessions.

Flax processing workshop Fri 25th October 2019

Flax spinning workshop Fri 1st November 2019

Flax weaving workshop Fri 8th November 2019

BOOK HERE FOR FRIDAY 8 Nov PART 3
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/short-course-flax-weaving-pt3-tickets-73785132317

What you’ll be doing:
Using flax yarn we’ll set up small piece of card weaving to practice plain tabby weaving, using a weaving needle. Then we’ll move on to weaving a slightly larger piece on either card, a picture frame loom or twig loom, depending on your preference. We’ll use a small ruler to create a single heddle to raise up alternate threads and create a space to pass your weft thread through your weaving.
We’ll also jointly weave a piece on a table-top size loom where we can set up a string heddle, then jointly weave on this loom.

Please bring your own lunch. Tea/coffee will be available.

Details

Date:
November 8
Time:
10:45 am - 3:45 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/short-course-flax-weaving-pt3-tickets-73785132317

Organiser

Isle of Axholme and Hatfield Chase Landscape Partnership

Venue

Haxey
Haxey, North Lincolnshire United Kingdom + Google Map