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May 4: Learn To Knit

This quick class will get you started on a scarf! Bring yarn and appropriate sized needles, or some money to purchase yarn and needles available in class. We will learn and discuss cast on and garter stitch, with time to practice. For advice on yarn and needles, contact Kim Fenton at kim@unwindknitandfibre.ca or visit her […]

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May 20 & 21: Natural Dyeing: Plant + Principles

In this two-day workshop you will learn what natural dye plants grow in our region, how and when to harvest them for dyeing, a brief history on plants used to create vibrant lightfast colours, how to prepare protein/cellulose fibres and fabrics to accept the most colour from natural dyes (mordanting), and how to make a […]

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