WHEN

 Saturday, 19 March 2022
 WHERE  Winbourne (Edmund Rice Conference Centre & Retreat)
 1315 Mulgoa Road
 MULGOA

DUE TO FLOOD CONDITIONS AND RAIN IN THE AREA FIBREFEST HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL THE WEEKEND OF 15/16 OCTOBER 2022.

People holding workshop tickets will be contacted as workshops are rescheduled to ascertain if they would still like to attend.

ALL DAY WORKSHOPS

 Felting Workshop

FELTING WORKSHOP
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

**This workshop has sold out.  Please check back closer to the event date in case there are cancellations.**

Join Kathryn from The Australian Wool Store as she teaches you to create a piece of fabric from hand-dyed merino top using both wet felting and
needle felting techniques.  At the end of the class you'll have enough fabric to create a small coin pouch which can be further embellished with
simple embroidery stitches using hand dyed embroidery thread.

This is an all-day workshop with morning and afternoon tea provided.  BYO Lunch.

Cost includes all materials, tools, step-by-step notes and pattern.

Cost:  $125 per person

Book essential:  via trybooking




 

MORNING WORKSHOPS

Megs Fine Lace Scarf 

MEG'S FINE LACE SCARF
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM 

Join Anita and Bess from The Wool Inn as they teach you to knit this interesting stitch highlighting the delecate beauty of fine mohair and silk blends.

Tutorial includes knitting lace stitches from charted patern with tips on working with delicate yarns.

Cost includes all materials, pattern and tuition.  Participants need to bring 6.5mm needles or 23 cm Clover 6.50mm needles, if required,
can be purchased on the day for $9.95ea.  If you bring your own 6.50mm needles, they need to have a tapered tip..

Morning tea is providied.

Cost:  $95 per person

Book essential:  via trybooking

 

Macrame Earrings 

MACRAME EARRINGS
10:00 AM - NOON 

Join Rebecca Muscat as she teaches you a series of Macrame Knots which will become a beautiful pair of earrings.  If earrings aren't
your thing, Rebecca will show you how to make a necklace instead!

Cost includes all materials.

Morning tea is providied.

Cost:  $55 per person

Book essential:  via trybooking

 

 

 

Crochet Planter 

SUPER EASY CROCHET PLANTER
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM 

Join Robyn from Yummy Yarn & Co to make a super easy crochet planter with a wooden base.

Cost includes all materials (1 x 25g ball of DMC recycled cotton, 1 x 14cm wooden basket base, 1 x 7mm crochet hook).                                                

Morning tea is providied.

Cost:  $70 per person

Book essential:  via trybooking

 

Drop Spindles 

INTRODUCTION TO DROP SPINDLES
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM 

**This workshop has sold out.  Please check back closer to the event date in case there are cancellations.**

Join Helen Keenan of Lyrebird Yarns as she teaches you to use a drop spindle to spin a single strand yarn, and then moving on to ply the singles
together to create a 2ply yarn.

This workshop is for people who have never spun before.

Cost includes Asford Drop Spindle, notes and 50g of fibre.

Morning tea is providied.

Cost:  $65 per person

Book essential:  via trybooking



 

Two handed knitting class 

TWO HANDED KNITTING
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM 

**This workshop has sold out.  Please check back closer to the event date in case there are cancellations.**

Join Susan Stephens as she teaches you two handed knitting to help your colourwork.  You will learn to knit by 'throwing' the yarn with your right
hand and 'picking' the yarn with your left hand.

Participants need to bring two contrasting colours of the same yarn and appropriate circular needles.

Morning tea is providied.

Cost:  $45 per person

Book essential:  via trybooking

  

 Broomstick Lace Crochet Infinity Scarf

BROOMSTICK LACE CROCHET INFINITY SCARF
10:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join Elizabeth Castle from Castle Handmade as she teaches the interesting technique of Broomstick Lace Crochet to create an infinity scarf.

In this class you will learn how to master two Broomstick lace crochet stitches - Straight Stitch and Traditional Loop Stitch.

Cost includes pattern and kit (comprising 2 x50g balls of Morris & Sons Quartet 8ply).
BYO 5mm crochet hook or purchase on the day.

Cost:  $95 per person

Book essential:  via trybooking

 

AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS

Woven Table Runner 

WOVEN TABLE RUNNER
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

**This workshop has sold out.  Please check back closer to the event date in case there are cancellations.**

Join Rebecca Muscat as she teaches you to use a Rigid Heddle Loom to create a chunky cotton woven table runner approximately
120cm long.

This workshop is suitable for a beginner.

Cost includes all loom hire and all materials.  Afternoon team is provided.

Cost:  $110 per person

Book essential:  via trybooking

 

Crocheted Pineapple Bag 

CROCHETED PINEAPPLE BAG
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join Anita and Bess from The Wool Inn as they teach you how to create this eco-friendly cotton mesh bag using pineapple stitch.
Bag features include a study base and stitch detail on the shoulder straps.

Cost includes pattern, yarn (3x 70g balls of Fiddlesticks Finch in a variety of colours), four wooden rings, tuition and afternoon tea.
BYO 4mm crochet hook.

Cost:  $85 per person

Book essential:  via trybooking