Spinning, dyeing, weaving and knitting, are ancient crafts and have a long history.
This course will enable you to explore all those aspects of the crafts which are as important to us today as they were to our ancestors. The course is designed for anyone, from complete beginners to those with previous experience, who would like to build on their knowledge in a creative atmosphere.
The aim of the course is to introduce you to various techniques of spinning, dyeing, weaving and knitting.
On completion, you should be able to:
The following topics will be covered during the course:
There are no final qualifications associated with this course.
The following equipment is available for your use during course sessions: looms, carders, spinning wheels and warping frames.
The tutor will help you select suitable designs for your projects and will advise about choice of colours. You will be shown how to research ideas and stimulate inspiration and receive guidance and support to help you complete your project.
You may wish to enrol on another of our creative courses here at Wiltshire College, including sewing and dress making, upholstery, printmaking, drawing and painting, creative writing and much more.