What you'll learn

  • Introduction

    Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee as Helen introduces the techniques of spinning wool.

  • Preparing the fleece

    Sort the fleeces, prepare and card them ready for spinning and dyeing, then take a look at the spinning wheels.

  • Have a go at spinning

    Sit at the spinning wheel and learn how to spin your thread, then ply the thread into yarn.

  • Q&A

    The course will finish with tea and cake and the opportunity to ask any further questions.


  • Fantastic day with a brilliant tutor. It'll take some practice to master but this day was a great way to start.

  • Brilliant fun day with a great tutor.

  • Wonderful course. Helen explained everything very clearly & didn't mind all the questions! Really enjoyed ourselves.



Sat 7th October 2023 - £160.00   Sold Out

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Your instructor for the day..

Helen Hickman comes from a long line of creative women, seamstress' & embroiderers Helen Hickman, owner of Nellie and Eve…

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