Irish Fibre Crafters spinning and weaving studio with craft gallery, in Ardrahan Village, County Galway, is spacious with spinning wheels, old wooden looms and baskets of sheep and alpaca wool.
Sandra, one of the resident crafters, will begin your fibre craft experience by chatting about the various breeds of sheep in Ireland as you enjoy feeling the different textures and softness of their wool. Next, Sandra will demonstrate traditional hand spinning and weaving. You can also try it for yourself, on one of the spinning wheels and floor looms.
Pay a visit to Irish Fibre Crafters, be greeted by Dolly and Molly, their sheep mascots, and experience these genuine Irish fibres and crafts.
- Browse through a selection of handmade crafts at a spinning and weaving studio.
- Hear all about the different types of sheep in Ireland and discover the different textures of wool each has.
- See a demonstration of traditional hand spinning and weaving.
- Try weaving and spinning for yourself, on one of their spinning wheels and looms.