Let's spin, felt and knit alpaca wool
Rich in knowledge and discoveries, Felutrons-Filons-Tricotons l'alpaga takes place on the wooded site of the Maison de l'Ermitage, a vast ancestral residence that offers a sublime view of the river and is located a few minutes walk from the heart of the village. Possibility to sleep in the gîte of the Maison de l'Ermitage.
Day 1 - 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
-Introduction of the participants
-Visit of alpacas in their living environment
-Discover the fibre in all its aspects
-Discovery of the different qualities of the fibre of each animal: Victor, Lancelot, Mingo, Zolo, Price, Subban, Santana, Replica, Leilanie and Luciole
-CARDING wool with Amélie Bourgault and France Trudel
-FEUTRAGE, outdoor with France Trudel and creation in silk and alpaca wool
From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
-Introduction to FILAGE with Amélie Bourgault and France TrudeL
-TRICOTAGE with Thérèse Lachance and Chantal Morin.
-Installation of the knitwear at the felted creation and finishing of the current project.
From 4 pm to 5 pm
Presentation and conclusion
What you will have left, according to your workshop
-A magnificent, muffled creation
-Hand-cut wooden knitting pins
-Dreams full of ideas!
The creative provides
Everything you need, animals, wool, silk scarves, cleaning trays, mesh for drying, felting tools, carding mill, wheels, knitting spindles.
What you bring with you
Your rain boots and clothes to work outside.
For whom? For whom?
very nice mother/daughter or grandmother/granddaughter activity
Welcome men and boys!
Next available dates in 2019
10 people maximum
The programme can also be conducted in English, depending on demand
105 (taxes not included) - Accommodation and meals not included
If you book your accommodation at La Maison de l'Ermitage, you will receive a 10% discount on the price of overnight stays (depending on the number of places available)