Sting to string. A nettle fibre workshop


A workshop showing how to extract useful fibres from nettles.Nettle fibre

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Led by Carol Jobling, this workshop will show how nettles can be processed to produce usable fibres.

10am to 3pm with an hour break for lunch. Bring a packed lunch or visit Branches café.

Outline of workshop

1. Stuff about nettles. Uses and basic structure.

2. Hunting, catching and skinning your nettles.

3. Making a 2 ply twine.

Optional – using the twine to make something a bit arty-crafty.

4. Filetting for a finer fibre.

5. Further fibre torture.

6. Alternative methods

7. Spinning a good yarn.


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