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Learn to plant dye yarn at Humble by Nature, Kate Humble's working farm in Monmouth

Learn to plant dye yarn at Kate Humble's working farm, Humble by Nature in Monmouthshire

About the Course

Learn how to plant dye yarn in this hands-on workshop.

You’ll cover the first steps in dyeing your own yarn, using foraged plant materials and store cupboard ingredients. You’ll discuss the use of mordants to fix colours, scouring and the different colours that plants produce.

There will be lots of hands-on experience with plant dyes, using natural materials like ferns, willow, onion skins and more to create a range of stunning natural colours.

At the end of the day you’ll take home a few mini-skeins of plant dyed Welsh yarn.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

This course runs from 10am until 4pm and includes a delicious farm lunch and plenty of tea and coffee throughout the day.
We will provide all the materials and you'll take home a few mini-skeins of plant-dyed Welsh yarn.


Humble by Nature at Humble by Nature
Upper Meend Farm
NP25 4RP




6 hours (10:00am to 4:00pm)

Next available date

8th August 2021

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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers

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