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Natural and Sustainable Yarn Dyeing

Natural and Sustainable Yarn Dyeing

Duration: One Day

Price: £75

Run by: Dwynwen
at Loch Ness Knitting

Taigh Anns A'Choille
Kilmore Road
Kilmore, Drumnadrochit
Inverness
Highlands
IV63 6TS

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About the Course

This one day workshop will focuses on natural dyeing using a range of sustainable materials found in Loch Ness woodlands and Café waste. Suitable for all levels of experience from beginners to those familiar with yarn dyeing.

We start the day with some easy natural dyeing using locally sourced ingredients. Following this the workshop offers a unique opportunity to forage for dye materials in either SSSI, ancient woodland or new woodland near Loch Ness. Followed by a visit to a local cafe for lunch. We then return to site to learn more about preparing the materials and recap on methods used in the morning.

This course is run entirely outside no matter what the weather, so please dress appropriately for a Scottish summer and foraging in woodlands.

You will leave this workshop with at least 2 skeins of naturally dyed yarn. Vegan yarn (cotton, linen, hemp) can be provided on request.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All dyeing materials. 2 skeins of yarn for your to take home.

Lunch is provided, please make the organiser aware of any special dietary requirements when booking.

Accommodation is NOT provided, please contact Visit Scotland for any assistance with finding accommodation. Workshop start time can be adjusted to allow for travel from Inverness and surrounding areas.


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Course Start Dates

Saturday 8th June 2019

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Teen friendly