Vacation Week: Farm Felting

Learn about the process of making felt from wool at Appleton Farms in Ipswich Massachusetts during February Vacation!

Warmer spring weather means its sheep shearing time on the farm. But what to do with all that wool? Learn about the time honored tradition of wool felting. We’ll start by learning how to “card” the raw wool into soft fiber for spinning or felting. Afterwards, we’ll try our hand making twisted wool bracelets and felt balls to be used for farm-fun necklaces. Wool, wood beads and decorative string will be provided, but feel free to bring anything special of your own to add to your necklace. Afterwards meet our three woolly sheep and feed them a snack! Recommended for ages 6-9 but all are welcome.

  • An adult must attend but there is no additional charge.
  • Pre-registration is required.
When: 
Thursday, April 18, 2019 10-11am
Location: 
Prices: 
TTOR Member Child: $12
Non-Member Child: $20
Phone: 
978.356.5728 x4117
Glen Urquhart School Pre-K through 8th grade in Beverly MA

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