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This is a busy artistic region. There’s usually more than 2000 arts and heritage events happeing in the region each year. Of course, 2020 looks a little different but the events are slowly returning where possible.

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Recycle a sweater: Reclaim yarn!

Sat August 8 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Recycle a sweater: reclaim yarn
When: Saturday 8 August 2020
Time: 2.00–4.00pm
Location: Bespoke & Co. Bathurst 23 Keppel St, Bathurst
With Lani Stanistreet from Notanotherhat
Cost per person: $100.00

Come and join us for an afternoon of recycling – socially distanced, of course. There are many ways to recycle knitwear. This workshop is dealing with just one of those: returning the item back to its raw-material state. There is something really satisfying about knowing that you’re helping the planet by reusing, reclaiming and recycling. Slow fashion at its best.

During the workshop you’ll be taken through the process of deconstructing a knitted garment and reclaiming its yarn for future re-use in knitting, crocheting, weaving etc. With these skills you can give your knitwear a second life. Many tricks and processes will be demonstrated in the class. Lani will show you how to deconstruct your sweater, then unravel it, turning it back into useable yarn. These are skills you can practice during the workshop with materials and tools provided, which are yours to keep. You’ll go home with a pile of yarn to re-use and all you need to continue your re-use, reclaim, recycle journey.

2 x hours of tuition – all the tricks revealed
1 x pre-loved sweater
1 x seam ripper
1 x pair of thread scissors
1 x yarn thickness chart
1 x wraps per inch tool
Afternoon tea

Tickets avalible online, over the phone 0421973912 or in a Bespoke & Co. Bathurst. Please only contact between 10-530pm thank you


Sat August 8
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:


Bespoke & Co. Bathurst
23 Keppel St
Bathurst, NSW 2795 Australia


Bathurst Region
Craft, Textiles

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