Outlying Acres Fiber Farm 88 Buck Drive Kintnersville, PA 18930 (267) 221-1497
Spring Workshops and Fiber Fun
Sheared, Now What? Saturday, May 13th, 12-2 p.m. at Outlying Acres Fiber Farm
Learn the basics of cleaning and preparing wool and other animal fibers from all of the animals at Outlying Acres Fiber Farm. The basic steps of evaluating, cleaning and scouring different fibers will be tackled in this hands-on workshop. Various tools will be also used with to demonstrate various preparations of fibers. Have a fleece hanging around that you don’t know what to do with? Feel free to bring it and learn! All necessary tools provided except your willingness to dig in. Comfortable clothing that can get dirty/wet is strongly recommended. $10 per participant fee
Hand-Dyed Yarn and Fibers for Beginners Saturday, May 27th 12-2 p.m. at Outlying Acres Fiber Farm
There are many easy ways to turn your solid or plain yarn into gorgeous, hand-painted works of art. This workshop will be a hands-on demonstration of different dye methods and fibers/yarns. Protein (animal) fibers from Outlying Acres Fiber Farm, dyes and materials will be provided for you to dye and take. You are also more than welcome to bring yarn from your own stash if you want to jazz something up (make sure it is a protein/animal fiber – plant based and synthetic materials take different dyes). Clothing that may get dirty is strongly recommended.
$15 per participant fee
Soap Felting Workshop - Saturday, June 10th, 1-2 p.m. at Outlying Acres Fiber Farm
Learn the easy and fun craft of wet-felting! We will be using locally made soap and fiber from animals at Outlying Acres Fiber Farm to create felted soap bars. The fiber acts as a natural exfoliant and wash cloth, is naturally anti-microbial, and helps your soap last longer! Participants will felt two bars of soap in this workshop. These make an excellent hand-made gift! Already know how? Leave the preparation and mess to us and join in the fun!
$12 per participant fee
Open during workshop/classes and fiber fun days as well as Saturdays 10-2
or by appointment
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