January events at the National Wool Museum

The National Wool Museum

The National Wool Museum

Here in the Ceredigion and Cambrian Mountains we’re very proud to have the National Wool Museum situated in the area. It’s a fun and interesting stopping point for anyone visiting Ceredigion. A perfect stop for families, history, textile and fashion lovers we’d strongly recommend a trip to this museum.

So here’s a round up of what’s happening in January 2014 and what’s on offers for visitors.

Daily Trail and Tours:
Guided Tours – Enhance your visit with a guided tour by our experienced craftspeople. Please check for times and availability.
The Woolly Tale – A fun trail hepling families to follow the woollen process from fleece to fabric.
The Village Trail – A self-guided walk around the village of Dre-fach Felindre highlighting interesting facts about the woollen industry.
The Artist’s Trail – The work of Julia Griffiths Jones is dotted around the Museum, follow the work and the family trail linked to her creations.

Regular Groups:
The Knitting Club – Join the group to knit, exchange patterns and ideas. All abilities welcome. 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month. 2pm – 4pm
Mid Teifi Arts Rugmakers – Watch the group demonstrating their skills. Fortnightly Saturdays. 2pm
Carmarthenshire a Ceredigion Spinners Weavers and Dyers – All abilities welcome. Bring your own materials. Monthly: every second Wednesday of the month.  10.30am – 3pm

4th Jan – Rag Rugging Workshop
Pegloom weaving with rags. Create a cushion pad sized rug to take away. To book please contact Sue on 01974 282530 or email sue@ ragartstudios.com, and for further inspiration have a look at our websites www.ragartstudios.com

11th  Jan – Beginners Crochet
If you are completely new to crochet or just need a refresher then come and join in!  Learn the basic stitches and have fun completing a project.  Do you already have crochet skills, but have problems reading a pattern? Materials for small projects provided, and plenty of easy to follow step by step handouts for you to take home with you.  £4 per session.

Please contact Kasturi on 01239 842018 www.completeness.co.uk

18th Jan Beginners Spinning Day.
An introduction to fleece types, preparation, spinning and plying. £25 per person. Booking essential: call 01559 384304  or spinweave55@hotmail.com

25th –  Beginners Crochet
If you are completely new to crochet or just need a refresher then come and join in!  Learn the basic stitches and have fun completing a project.  Do you already have crochet skills, but have problems reading a pattern? Materials for small projects provided, and plenty of easy to follow step by step handouts for you to take home with you.  £4 per session.

Please contact Kasturi on 01239 842018 www.completeness.co.uk

25th January – Art Cart Activities to celebrate St Dwynwen’s Day 

Where to find the museum.

Map newydd Gwlan

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