Spinning a Yarn for Huntingdon Arts Festival
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Cromwell Museum
Local spinner, Becky Barrett, will be in the Museum demonstrating traditional spinning with a variety of fibres, as Huntingdon is ‘yarn bombed’ for the town’s arts festival. Visitors will be able to discover different fibres, finished yarns, all the different and intriguing terms used in the craft and have a go at winding a skein!
Children can also weave their own creation using recycled materials, which will then be joined together to form a wonderful collaborative woven artwork, whilst a small display will explain the importance and use of wool in the time of Oliver Cromwell, when it was our biggest export and industry.Back to events