craft class

Knitting with Sheep

Knitting with Sheep

Duration:1.5 hour total |||| 1.5 hours total
Includes:Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

From a childhood on a Pennsylvania sheep farm, I went to art school where I fell in love with fine craft. When I married and moved to a small island west coast island, I spent long quiet winters knitting and spinning and working with local sheep farmers. Since moving to Mayne more than ten years ago, I've been raising my own island sheep, working as a sample knitter for yarn companies, teaching…
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What we’ll do

For beginning or experienced knitters--we can start with the basics of casting on and the knit stitch or try more advanced techniques such as traditional lace patterns. Feel free to come with a pattern or project in mind. I will introduce you to the sheep who graze freely in the orchard and there will be treats provided to hand feed them. In case of inclement weather, we may need to move into…

What else you should know

We're happy to arrange pick up from the ferry terminal if you're visiting the island by foot or bicycle.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
Pot of herbal tea Our garden provides tisane plants such as mint and lemon balm according to the seasons.
Equipment
Wool yarn and needles The yarn is from our island sheep and is a natural grey. Sometimes white or naturally plant dyed is available.

What to bring

Please wear appropriate footwear for a farm environment and outdoor clothing.
Alexis
craft class
New experience
₹1,605 per person
New experience
₹1,605 per person