Category: Guild Meetings
The July Open Day saw our members displaying and demonstrating their many skills, techniques and talents. Visitors were most interested in what was on display and were really enthusiastic about the crafts they were witnessing. Local folk were amazed at what, unbeknown to them, was on offer on their doorsteps and were keen to visit […]
May’s meeting saw Freyalyn Close Hainsworth’s workshop on ‘How to Spin Longdraw from Perfect Rolags’ Freyalyn explained that longdraw spinning produced a light and airy fabric from a bouncy, elastic yarn. The lightness being created by air trapped in the fibre during the ‘woollen’ (as opposed to ‘worsted’) spinning process. Worsted spinning produces a smooth, […]
A whole new meaning to ‘boil in the bag’!