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Learning Paths

Find the skills you need… to make the things you want…

From learning to knit socks from your own handspun to learning how to dye yarn to becoming a weaver, we have something for you in the School. With so many courses to choose from, it can be challenging to know where to start — so we’ve hand-picked and curated these collections of courses and workshops to help you learn the skills you need. 

Hand-dyeing sock yarn blanks
Dyeing

Learn to Dye Spinning Fibre

Create your own unapologetic and unique hand-dyed yarns and colourways using acid dyes and protein-based fibres with confidence and discover new ways to add complexity and richness to your hand-dyed colourways.

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Natural Dyeing basics NDB yarn skeins
Dyeing

Learn to Dye with Natural Dyes

Learn how to use natural dyes with plant and animal based fibres, the magical world of indigo dyeing, handpaint yarns and fibres using natural dyes, along with growing your own dye garden and safe wildcrafting natural dye plants.

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Dyeing Yarn with Acid Dyes
Dyeing

Learn to Dye with Acid Dyes

Want to learn to dye wool and silk yarn and fibre? Start with acid dyes which are designed for protein fibres and learn how dyes are mixed, blended, and diluted to create the hues and depths of shade that you want in your yarn. After completing this learning path, you’ll be able to create your own solid shade, tonal, handpainted, low-water immersion, and even self-striping yarns.

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