Upcoming, Fibery Retreats, Irish Tours, and Workshops I Will Be Teaching At

Spring 2023

🍀Natural Dye Intensive $190 (sold out)

Another natural dye class will be scheduled in June at Portfiber.

Saturday April 15th 2023, 10am-4pm

Are you fascinated by natural dyes? Plant stuffs create a stunning array of colors that all seem to go together. In this workshop you’ll learn how to prepare mordants, modifiers, and vats to create and blend colors for a wide palette. We’ll create sample cards for your records.

Materials to bring:

•a fat quarter (approximately 18”x22”) of 100% white silk *

•a fat quarter of 100% white cotton fabric

•a fat quarter of 100% white linen fabric *

•100 grams of white 100% wool yarn *

•black sharpie for labeling

•1 plastic shopping bag to be cut up for labels

•durable rubber gloves

•an apron

•a lunch for a 45 minute break

*items can be purchased at Portfiber


🍀New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival May 13th (details coming soon!)

Lichen Dye Lab


Lichen Dye Lab May 20th

Portfiber, 50 Cove Street, Portland, Maine


Eco Printing May 27th

Portfiber 50 Cove Street, Portland, Maine


🍀Medomak Fiber Arts Retreat, Washington, Maine. July 24th-July 30th 2023

A week long of fiber by bliss and friends. Lake swimming, porch rocking, woodsy walks, midcoast exploring, and eating scrumptious food that you don’t have to make yourself!

What I’ll be teaching: Foraging for Color; Natural Dyes and Eco Printing*Spinning Straw into Gold*Aran Origins; intro to cables and textured knitting*Lichen Dye Lab

To view each descriptor including the 20 other classes on offer this week with Casey Ryder, Katherine Ferrier, Bristol Ivy, Cal Patch, Cathi Belcher, Sarah Sockbeson, and Sara Bond



Join me from October 2nd-10th 2023 for a most unique Irish Knitting & Crafts Tour bringing you 9 days of textile exploration while staying at beautiful 4**** hotels dotted around Ireland.

Included: 4 Star Hotels and a Castle stay, sightseeing some of Ireland’s most treasured gems, all entrance fees, beautiful traditional & gourmet meals, craft demonstrations, knitting & natural dyeing workshops. All while being escorted in a luxury coach with a tour guide by our side.

To view full itinerary, follow the link below

Contact Rachel at 44clovers@gmail.com for further details or call Maeve at KnittingTours.com Toll Free at 1800 913 1135 to reserve your spot by March 31st


If you would like to host me for a workshop, reach me at 44clovers@gmail.com

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