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Artisan Threads

Scottish Highland farms to yarns

Workshops

Artisan Threads Studio

Unless otherwise stated all workshops run from 10.00-16.00 at the studio, Westwood, Littlemill, Nairn.  E-mail: info@artisanthreads.co.uk to book.

Spinning Wheel

Spinning - tuition by arrangement


Drop-in sessions


The studio is open on Thursday afternoons - come along and spin, knit crochet, whatever you fancy, and take the opportunity to browse amongst books, looms, sock machines, yarns and fibres.  (No charge, just a contribution to tea / coffee)

Knitting and Crochet


Workshops run by the Highland Knit and Crochet Guild.  Cost: £10

Dates:

Sunday 2 February: Texture in knitting and crochet - learn how to add interest to a plain pattern with textured stitches

Sunday 2 March: Colour - learn how to work with two or more colours at once

Sunday 13 April: Cables can be simple or intricate - learn to use them, and to understand written and charted instructions for them

Sunday 4 May: Problems - come and see if we can help with your knitting or crochet problems

Knitting Projects

Sock Machine


An introduction to using vintage sock machines.  Look out for future dates

Sock Machine

Dyeing with Candy Floss Dyes


These are pigments used in food colouring  - learn how to mix them and have fun experimenting with different ways of using them on wool and other protein fibres.  Look out for future dates.

Candy Floss Dyes

Natural Dyes


Learn to use our powdered natural dyes on a variety of fibres. Look out for future dates.

See pictures from a previous workshop

Natural Dyes

Wearable art


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