Hand Spinning Local Sheep’s Wool

About the event

Participants will make their own yarn using local sheep’s wool. They will be introduced to finger spinning, drop spindle spinning and spinning wheel. The workshop will be hosted by  at her studio in Co. Louth.

Max 5 persons.
Áine offers more hands-on paid workshops, as part of her practice, all year round: go to her website below for more information.


Where is it taking place?

An Cruach,

When is it taking place?

August 16th, 10am to 12pm

Who is it suitable for?

Not suitable for children under 7 years


The studio lies 4 mile north of Drogheda town so transport is needed. It is in the quiet of the countryside with ample parking available. The studio is upstairs so regrettably not wheelchair accessible.

Do you need to book?

Yes, booking is required. Email

Please use the title ‘Request for August Craft Spinning Experience’

About the organiser

Áine is an experienced Tapestry Weaver and Spinner and loves to host workshops at her studio.

Contact details





Design & Crafts Council Ireland

Irish Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers


All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding this event please contact the event organiser directly.

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Event Details

Maker: Áine Dunne

Starts: Aug 16 at 10:00 am

Ends: Aug 16 at 12:00 pm

Discipline: Spinning

Location: Louth

Type: Workshop

Price: Free