You can purchase a workshop voucher or make a booking by contacting The Woolshed. Bookings can be made up to the day before. Coffee or hot drink of your choice and cake included.

The workshops take place at the The Woolshed Canaan, Canaan road, Takaka Hill.

knitting with merino wool during a knitting workshop at the Woolshed Canaan Takaka Hill, New Zealand

Beginner knitting Workshop

3 hours

Learn to knit in the round (circular knitting). Guided tuition to knit a beanie or hot-water bottle cover.

All materials provided.

Price: $70 / person.

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Wet felting Workshops

3 hours

Guided tuition to make a felted piece such as a bag, felt bowl or other item.

All materials provided.

Price: $90 / person

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wet felting with gotland wool at the Woolshed Canaan, Takaka Hill, New Zealand
needle felting during a felting workshop with gotland wool at the woolshed canaan takaka hill, new zealand

Needle felting Workshops

2 hours

Needle felting sculptural forms.

Learn how to needle felt a rabbit, monster, sheep or wizard. This is a ‘dry-felting’ technique, (no water required) using a felting needle. The felting needle has small barbs on it which allows the wool fibres to interlock. In this workshop you can make a creature (or two) to take home with you.

All materials included.

Price: $50 / person

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Weaving board & Lucet Workshops

2 hours

Learn a quick and easy diagonal weaving technique to produce woven squares. Also learn how to use the lucet braiding tool for making cord.

All materials provided.

Price: $50 / person

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workshop diagonal weaving board lucet woolshed canaan new-zealand