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Natural wool dyeing - 29 September 2024 (LLC)
Natural wool dyeing - 29 September 2024 (LLC)

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Wernog Wood

Natural wool dyeing - 29 September 2024 (LLC)

Natural wool dyeing - Taught by Liz Benson

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29 Sept 2024, 09:00 – 17:00

Wernog Wood, Llanbedr-Dyffryn-Clwyd, Ruthin LL15 1YE, UK

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Do you live, work or volunteer in Denbighshire? Are you aged 18+ years?

Please note that this is a condition for taking part in this course.

Natural wool dyeing - Taught by Liz Benson

On this single day course with Liz Benson, you will learn to dye wool using flowers, roots and tree bark, each of which can release a range of beautiful soft colours. 

You will learn how to develop different plant colourings, discover the magic of mordants and alter colours by modifying the pH of water. You will also experiment with over-dyeing, which is the process of infusing one colour on top of another. You will go home with about 240g of wool in 20g skeins with colours that compliment each other, perfect for a Fairisle or stripy knitting project.

Wernog Wood has an abundance of wildflowers, plants and trees from which you you can forage, or welcome to plants from your own garden.

Please inform us 48 in advance if you are no longer able to attend so we can offer your space to someone else. For detailed information about your course, please see  https://www.wernogwood.co.uk/everything-you-need-to-know

In a collaborative partnership between Wernog Wood and the Little Learning Company, this course is funded by the UK Government’s Shared Prosperity Fund, awarded by Denbighshire County Council.

As a condition of your fully funded space, you will be required to fill some official forms for the funders on the day of your course. These will be available in English and Welsh and will include:

- Heritage Skills Project Enrolment form

- Learner feedback form

- Photo consent form

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    Fully funded spaces for people living working or volunteering in Denbighshire, aged 18yrs+. Funded by UK Government working in partnership with The Little Learning Company.

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