Wicked Weaving

Learn how clothing was made in the past. From raw wool, to carding, spinning, dyeing and finally weaving the cloth. Try your hand at weaving and see what you can make!


Tour at a glance

Level                Junior Cycle/ Transition Year
Group Size      15
Location          Activity Room 
Duration          60 min
Times              10-11am  11.30-12.30pm

Curriculum Links

History, Art

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn about the process of weaving
  • See and feel different materials made from wool, as well as wool in its raw state
  • Try carding and spinning on a drop spindle
  • Try weaving on a card loom
  • Use simple weaving techniques to complete a weaving peg bracelet or Gods Eye to take home