Programme 2024

Full programme for South Iceland Woolweek 2024:

SUNDAY 29 September

10.00 – 13.00 | Workshop at Skinnhúfa: „Spinning Qiviut“ – Kathy Sparks*

10.00 – 13.00 | Workshop at Hespa: „Creative Knitting“ part 1 – Helga Thoroddsen*

14:00 – 16:00 | COLOUR-SHEEPSHOW at Árbæjarhjáleiga: sheep, coffee and cake

16:30 – 18:00 | Workshop at Uppspuni: „Troll Crochet“ – Hulda Brynjólfsdóttir*

 

Monday 30 September

10:00 16:00 | Workshop at Skinnhúfa: „Botanical Printing“ – Liz Gaffney*

10.00 – 13.00 | Workshop at Uppspuni: „Crochet a Basket“ – Kristjana Kona* 

10.00 – 13.00 | Workshop at Hespa: „Creative Knitting“ part 2 – Helga Thoroddsen*

13.00 – 15.00 | Workshop at Lækjartún 2„Stjörnuhekl“  in Icelandic – Jórunn Eggertsdóttir*

13:00 – 15:00 | Open House at Uppspuni: mill machinery at work

20.00 – 23.00 | Knitting evening at Hespa and book intro „Shawls of myth and magic“

 

Tuesday 1 October

14:30 – 16:00 | Workshop at Uppspuni: „Troll Crochet“ – Hulda Brynjólfsdóttir*

16:00 – 20:00 | Open studios: Spinning Sisters & Wool by Dora (see on map); open until 21.00 at Þykkvabæjarklaustur

 

Wednesday 2 October

10:00 16:00 | Workshop at Skinnhúfa: „Fleece Felting“ – Liz Gaffney*

10.00 – 13.00 | Workshop at Hespa: „Indigo Dyeing“ Demonstration/lecture – Guðrún Bjarnadóttir*

10:00 – 12:00 | Open House at Uppspuni: mill machinery at work, yarn dyeing in progress

15:00 – 18:00 | Vikings at Uppspuni: viking crafts and coffee on the open fire

 

Thursday 3 October

10:00 14:00 | Workshop at Community Hall Þingborg: „Fleece Prep & Spindle Spinning – Marianne* 

10:00 16:00 | Workshop at Skinnhúfa: „Natural Dyeing, expanding the colour palette“ – Kathy Sparks*

11:00 – 16:00 | Open sheep stable and shearing at Uppspuni: pick your fleece and have it spun 

11:00 – 16.00 | Knitting Café at Þingborg Community Hall and opening of exhibition „Skinn-Verk“

14.00 – 16.00 | Workshop at Com. Hall Þingborg: „Creative Knitting“ get together in Knitting Café – Helga Th.

16:00 19:00 | Workshop at C.H. Þingborg: „Spinning on a Wheel, beginner and refresher“ – Margrét & Þórey

19:30 – 20:00 | Lecture  at Community Hall Þingborg: „Feldfé sheep and yarn farming“ – Elísabet Jóhannsd.
20:00 – 22:00 | Spinning and knitting evening at Community Hall Þingborg

 

Friday 4 October

10:00 – 17:00 | Knitting Café & exhibition „Skinn-Verk“ at Community Hall Þingborg

10:00 13:00 | Workshop at Com. Hall Þingborg: „Playing with Plying“ on a spinning wheel – Laura Spinner

10:00 14:00 | Workshop at Com. Hall Þingborg: „Embroidery in Knitted Fabric“ – Gunnlaug Hannesdóttir

14:30 17:00 | Workshop at Community Hall Þingborg: „Design a Lopapeysa“ – Margrét and Anna Dóra

10:00 – 13:00 | Open House at Uppspuni: mill machinery at work

11:00 – 17:00 | Open Studios at Spinning Sisters & Dora Band/Wool by Dora (see on map)

11:00 – 15:00 | Open walk in clinic at Skinnhufa: „Lace Knitting for Beginners“Maja Siska

18:00 – 22:30 | Woolweek Evening bar & buffet at Hotel Selforss, ticket sale ONLY on webpage! 

 

Saturday 5 October 

Þingborg Community Hall:

10:00 – 17:00 | Maker´s Market & Knitting Café, exhibition „Skinn-Verk“, food stalls around lunch time

12:00 – 12:20 | Woolweek Fashion Show 

13:00 – 14:30 | „Ull í fat“ Spinning competion

15:00 – 15:20 | Woolweek Fashion Show

 

Opening hours for Woolweek: 

Woolshop Þingborg (10:00-17:00, closed Sun) | Hespa (9:00-17:00) | Uppspuni Mini Mill (weekdays 9:00-17:00, Sat & Sun 11:00-15:00). For workshops and Friday night dinner you must register on www.ullarvikan.is – all other events open and free to all. We reserve the right to make changes to this timetable, May 2024.

Programme only showing workshops:

SUNDAY 29 September

10.00 – 13.00 | Workshop at Skinnhúfa: „Spinning Qiviut“ – Kathy Sparks*

10.00 – 13.00 | Workshop at Hespa: „Creative Knitting“ part 1 – Helga Thoroddsen*

16:30 – 18:00 | Workshop at Uppspuni: „Troll Crochet“ – Hulda Brynjólfsdóttir*

 

Monday 30 September

10:00 16:00 | Workshop at Skinnhúfa: „Botanical Printing“ – Liz Gaffney*

10.00 – 13.00 | Workshop at Uppspuni: „Crochet a Basket“ – Kristjana Kona* 

10.00 – 13.00 | Workshop at Hespa: „Creative Knitting“ part 2 – Helga Thoroddsen*

13.00 – 15.00 | Workshop at Lækjartún 2„Stjörnuhekl“  in Icelandic – Jórunn Eggertsdóttir*

 

Tuesday 1 October

14:30 – 16:00 | Workshop at Uppspuni: „Troll Crochet“ – Hulda Brynjólfsdóttir*

 

Wednesday 2 October

10:00 16:00 | Workshop at Skinnhúfa: „Fleece Felting“ – Liz Gaffney*

10.00 – 13.00 | Workshop at Hespa: „Indigo Dyeing“ Demonstration/lecture – Guðrún Bjarnadóttir*

 

Thursday 3 October

10:00 14:00 | Workshop at Community Hall Þingborg: „Fleece Prep & Spindle Spinning – Marianne* 

10:00 16:00 | Workshop at Skinnhúfa: „Natural Dyeing, expanding the colour palette“ – Kathy Sparks*

14.00 – 16.00 | Workshop at Com. Hall Þingborg: „Creative Knitting“ get together in Knitting Café – Helga Th.

16:00 19:00 | Workshop at C.H. Þingborg: „Spinning on a Wheel, beginner and refresher“ – Margrét & Þórey

 

Friday 4 October

10:00 13:00 | Workshop at Com. Hall Þingborg: „Playing with Plying“ on a spinning wheel – Laura Spinner

10:00 14:00 | Workshop at Com. Hall Þingborg: „Embroidery in Knitted Fabric“ – Gunnlaug Hannesdóttir

14:30 17:00 | Workshop at Community Hall Þingborg: „Design a Lopapeysa“ – Margrét and Anna Dóra

11:00 – 15:00 | Open walk in clinic at Skinnhufa: „Lace Knitting for Beginners“Maja Siska

 

Saturday 5 October 

No workshops this day.

 

Opening hours for Woolweek: 

Woolshop Þingborg (10:00-17:00, closed Sun) | Hespa (9:00-17:00) | Uppspuni Mini Mill (weekdays 9:00-17:00, Sat & Sun 11:00-15:00). For workshops and Friday night dinner you must register on www.ullarvikan.is – all other events open and free to all. We reserve the right to make changes to this timetable, May 2024.

Programme only showing open events:

SUNDAY 29 September

14:00 – 16:00 | COLOUR-SHEEPSHOW at Árbæjarhjáleiga: sheep, coffee and cake

 

Monday 30 September

13:00 – 15:00 | Open House at Uppspuni: mill machinery at work

20.00 – 23.00 | Knitting evening at Hespa and book intro „Shawls of myth and magic“

 

Tuesday 1 October

16:00 – 20:00 | Open studios: Spinning Sisters & Wool by Dora (see on map); open until 21.00 at Þykkvabæjarklaustur

 

Wednesday 2 October

10:00 – 12:00 | Open House at Uppspuni: mill machinery at work, yarn dyeing in progress

15:00 – 18:00 | Vikings at Uppspuni: viking crafts and coffee on the open fire

 

Thursday 3 October

11:00 – 16:00 | Open sheep stable and shearing at Uppspuni: pick your fleece and have it spun 

11:00 – 16.00 | Knitting Café at Þingborg Community Hall and opening of exhibition „Skinn-Verk“

19:30 – 20:00 | Lecture  at Community Hall Þingborg: „Feldfé sheep and yarn farming“ – Elísabet Jóhannsd.

20:00 – 22:00 | Spinning and knitting evening at Community Hall Þingborg

 

Friday 4 October

10:00 – 17:00 | Knitting Café & exhibition „Skinn-Verk“ at Community Hall Þingborg

10:00 – 13:00 | Open House at Uppspuni: mill machinery at work

11:00 – 17:00 | Open Studios at Spinning Sisters & Dora Band/Wool by Dora (see on map)

18:00 – 22:30 | Woolweek Evening bar & buffet at Hotel Selforss, ticket sale ONLY on webpage! 

 

Saturday 5 October 

Þingborg Community Hall:

10:00 – 17:00 | Maker´s Market & Knitting Café, exhibition „Skinn-Verk“, food stalls around lunch time

12:00 – 12:20 | Woolweek Fashion Show 

13:00 – 14:30 | „Ull í fat“ Spinning competion

15:00 – 15:20 | Woolweek Fashion Show

 

Opening hours for Woolweek: 

Woolshop Þingborg (10:00-17:00, closed Sun) | Hespa (9:00-17:00) | Uppspuni Mini Mill (weekdays 9:00-17:00, Sat & Sun 11:00-15:00). For workshops and Friday night dinner you must register on www.ullarvikan.is – all other events open and free to all. We reserve the right to make changes to this timetable, May 2024.