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The Story of Wool by Susanna Anker

The Story of Wool by Susanna Anker

Joanna Grobosz
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre

The Story of Wool: From Sheep's Fleece to Knitted Jumper

Susanna is an accomplished textile artist, specialising in textile crafts and dress making.

As part of Athlone Castle’s National Heritage Week events, she will demonstrate the story of wool, from wool carding to wool spinning on a Donegal spinning wheel, to dyeing wool with plants. She will show a selection of hand woven, felted and knitted wool garments.

This event at Athlone Castle, Co. Westmeath is supported by the Heritage Council under the Irish Walled Towns Network 2021 Interpretation Fund.

The Story of Wool: from Sheep's Fleece to Knitted Jumper by Susanna Anker

Event Details

  • 22nd August at 1 pm
  • Susanna’s demonstration will be streamed live on Athlone Castle’s Instagram. The recording of this live demonstration will afterwards be available on Athlone Castle’s social media channels.

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