How do we turn a Sheep into a Shawl?
Come see the magic! Watch a sheep being sheared!
Teams of spinners and weavers will demonstrate how they process wool fleece, spin yarn and weave it into a scarf or shawl all within an afternoon!
Shawls will be available for purchase.
Proceeds support the individual teams and the Weavers' of Harmony.
~Event Held Outside the Weavers' Cabin 11am - 3pm , weather permitting
Our world is filled with color, and in the hands of a skilled Dyer, fibers can be made into any color of the rainbow!
Today we will dye yarns into lovely colors using natural dye materials. Fiber can be dyed "in the fleece", as yarn or as cloth.
Treating the fiber - or the dyepot - with different mordants can "brighten" or "sadden" the color, or even change the color all together!
Demonstration outside the Weaver's Cabin 11 am - 3 pm
Fine linen cloth has been produced from the Flax plant for thousands of years . The many labor intensive steps required to extract the lovely fiber from the stem are demonstrated here today, using time honored tools and skills.
-- Outside the Weaver's Cabin 11 am - 3 pm --
Cabin Volunteer Diane McCrea has restored an antique sock knitting machine to working order. Come see this amazing machine in action. Turn the crank and watch the process to create beautiful socks.
---Socks by Diane available for purchase---
Demo at the Weavers' Cabin 11am - 3pm
Weave your own Holiday Mug Rug!
(materials fee charged)
The entire Historically decorated town is open for Holiday shopping, foods and entertainment. (some areas charge an entrance fee)
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