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Demonstrations of Weaving Harris Tweed


Demonstrations of Weaving Harris Tweed
Event Date: Thursday, December 19, 2013
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Event Area:
Stornoway - Lewis - Western Isles



Demonstrations of Weaving Harris Tweed

The Lewis Loom Centre in Stornoway offers 40 minute guided tours which include demonstrations of the weaving of Harris Tweed on hand looms, warping the yarn, dyeing the wool and the use of spinning wheels.

There is opportunity for discussion on the methods of the making, and the history of the cloth, accompanied by related displays.

A large range of items made from Harris Tweed are available for purchase at the loom centre, including jackets, rugs, and capes, along with a selection of yarn.

Open Monday to Saturday
10am - 5pm (open lunchtimes)
(and other times by appointment: telephone 01851 7037117)

Telephone 01851704500 (Shop)

(North end of Cromwell Street, just off Bayhead)

The Lewis Loom Centre
3 Bayhead
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis
Western Isles

 


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