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Introduction to nalbinding

Introducing To Nalbinding

The Course

Nalbinding is the ancient craft of making flat or three dimensional textiles from loops of yarn. It predates knitting and crochet and has its origins in prehistory becoming popular in Early Medieval and Viking societies especially. During the day participants will explore the history and learn several key stitches. You’ll fashion your own nalbinding needle and take home sample swatches ready to start larger projects.

The Tutor

Sally Pointer has a background in archaeology and in museum education. She now works as a freelance heritage educator exploring traditional crafts through practical experiments and regularly makes replica items for museums.

Participant Information

All materials will be provided.

Fee & Refreshments

£75 per person, to include tuition, coffee and tea. If you have any dietary requirements please let us know in advance.

This course is fully booked.  Please email courses@wealddown.co.uk or call 01243 811021 if you wish to be added to the waiting list.

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Date

Sat 28 May 2022

Time

10:00am–4:00pm

Cost

£75.00

Subcategories

Textiles