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Wool making on a sheep farmlet

Wool making on a sheep farmlet

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks and Equipment
Languages:All languages welcome
Availability for this experience is rare.

About your host

I live on a small Corriedale sheep farmlet and process my own wool, lama, possum and alpaca fibre. I am a teacher and enjoy showing guests the basics of fibre preparation, carding, spinning and knitting or felting. I have been knitting since my grandmother taught me as a child and spinning for a few years. I have a passion for working with natural fibres and love to pass this excitement onto…
Angie
Angie
Angie
Angie

What we’ll do

When you arrive o on our beautiful farm and meet our friendly, naturally coloured corriedale sheep & lambs. Next is a tea or coffee & biscuits. This is followed by an explanation of how wool is shorn from the sheep, skirted, washed & dried. Next guests will select their choice of wool, alpaca, lama and possum fibres to card into large batts of fibre that are ready to process by spinning them into…

What else you should know

I'd like to make sure you have fun, relaxing & unique experience that you will always remember. The countryside is spectacular and we are happy to take photos of you around the farm and with the animals. Please tell us after booking if you need transport or you will drive to the farm. Thank you!

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Cake or biscuits
Coffee, Juice, Tea and Water
Drinks - Tea, Coffee, juice or water.
Outdoor gear, Creative supplies and Other
Farm boots, spinning wheel, carding tools & carder. A variety of natural fibres such as; wool fleece, lama, alpaca, possum fur.

What to bring

Warm clothing in winter & socks for boots.

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Where you'll be

You will have the opportunity of coming to Rotorua Farm Stay, surrounded by rolling hills and the stunning Horohoro Bluff mountains. After a beautiful drive to the countryside you will arrive at the farm and have the opportunity to meet sheep, cows, horses, chickens, goats, & ducks. Then you will be invited into my home to enjoy an interesting wool craft experience.

Availability

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

I'd like to make sure you have fun, relaxing & unique experience that you will always remember. The countryside is spectacular and we are happy to take photos of you around the farm and with the animals. Please tell us after booking if you need transport or you will drive to the farm. Thank you!
Angie
workshop
Wool making on a sheep farmlet
2 reviews
From $34/person
2 reviews
From $34/person