Spinning and Textile Day

August 2022
Spinning and Textile Day

Join us at Craggaunowen Heritage Park on Sunday 28th August for our annual Spinning & Textile Day


Come join Annika & Geraldine on Sunday 28th August from 12pm to 5pm for our Annual Spinning & Textile Day 2022.
Bring along your own Spinning wheel or drop spindle and join the other spinners in the Castle for a day of spinning and chat.

Try a taster session of one of the other crafts on display including knitting ,crochet, weaving and sprang and see our wild and natural ways of creating textiles at Craggaunowen.

Witness the use of straw from wheat or oats to produce needed household items such as baskets, nests, mattresses and rope using a very old technique of platting and weaving to achieve the manufacturing process

Enjoy displays from other craftspeople including from Irish Fibre crafters, Killala Woolcraft, Spin Me a Yarn, Loop Head Alpacas and many more. 

NORMAL ADMISSION RATES APPLY - TICKETS AVAILABLE ON THE DOOR 

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