There are several streams to the Beanie Festival Workshop Program
- Informal Drop in Workshops around the Festival site
- Tjanpi Desert Weavers Workshop
- Central Craft Workshops held at their nearby workshop building, within the festival precinct
Textile workshops in the foyer: needle felting, wet felting, crochet, knitting, weaving, spinning.
Saturday – Monday 10am – 5pm
$10 – $20 materials provided
Free activities for children of all ages to learn to explore yarns through traditional techniques, including weaving and a giant French knitting circle. Saturday – Monday 10am – 5pm
Needle Felt a Beanie
Saturday – Sunday 10am – 5pm
Learn with Indigenous women artists of Central Australia $20
Drop-in anytime on Araluen veranda
Free Festival Workshops
Learn to crochet your own beanie (wool and hooks on sale)
Saturday & Sunday, 2.00pm on the Araluen Veranda. No bookings necessary
Tjanpi Desert Weavers Workshop
Create a basket with Aboriginal Women from Central and Western Desert regions. The artists love to teach these techniques, and they are popular, so get in quick!
Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 June 10am-12pm, Araluen Galleries Veranda
$55 per person per session. Bookings are open.
Central Craft Workshops
Friday 24 June – Wednesday 29 June 2016
An amazing and inspiring array of fabulous textile workshops will be held at the Central Craft Studio. Learn a new skill and meet new friends.
Workshops: wet felting, needle felting, knitting, crochet, beading, dyeing, weaving, print-making and wearable art. Many workshops have extra material costs