Just like your favourite sweater, knitting will never go out of style. From the history of knitting to making basic stitches, dyeing and carding, the From Fleece to Yarn Project will teach you how to make lovely creations with wool, fleece and yarn.
In this project, you’ll:
- Explore the process of wooling, from the animal to the spinning of yarn
- Learn the characteristics, use and care of wool
- Leans the basics of seams and dyeing
- Create at least one hand-knit item if your own
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The Environment & Healthy Living
Until the 1500’s, all knitting in England was done by hand! Learn more about this age-old practice through this 4-H project.