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Crail festival

2017

19 - 29 July

Handspinning Demonstration

By Felicity Chancellor

Wednesday. July 19th.  – HANDSPINNING WOOL  - A demonstration by Felicity Chancellor from the raw fleece to the finished yarn


2.30pm - 3.30pm within the Arts and Crafts Exhibition


In Felicity’s own words, “Taking wool from a sheep through to producing an article is tremendously satisfying. The demonstration takes us from the raw fleece to plyed wool ready to knit: that includes sorting the fleece, carding the wool, forming rolags, plying, stretching and forming hanks. Traditionally women’s work, the said women no doubt cheered the spinning Jenny, but as a hobby the rhythmic action and tactile sensation are very attractive if somewhat time consuming”.

 


Town Hall


Free entry



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