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Create @ Blackwattle

Create @ Blackwattle is our range of crafting workshops, retreats and events. Held on our alpaca farm located in Murrumbateman, NSW, Create @ Blackwattle, will cater to the crafting community – bringing the love of alpaca and crafting together on our farm! We offer a wide range of crafting activities, with a mix of alpaca, rest and relaxation and maybe even a little bit of wine thrown in, all to provide a first class crafting experience!

Advanced Dye Workshop Weekend - June 13th and 14th

Advanced Dye Workshop Weekend - June 13th and 14th

Create @ Blackwattle – spend the weekend with us, on our alpaca farm in Murrumbateman, for an advanced learn to dye workshop, filled with yummy food, local wine, yarn and alpaca! Create your own hand dyed yarn master pieces!

Over 2 days you will learn:
  • colour theory and how to apply it to choosing colours that suits you and your next crafting project
  • how to choose and apply colours when dyeing yarn – which colours work together and which ones don’t and why
  • basic and advanced dye techniques
  • fearless fixing – learn how to fix dye mistakes
  • how to dye raw alpaca fibre
Workshop cost includes:
  • 4 x 100 gram skeins of our Grevillea sock yarn base 4 ply
  • 1 x 100 grams of raw alpaca fibre
  • lunch, morning and afternoon teas (both days)
  • all day tea and coffee
Other Details – Teacher: Angela Smith (farm owner and Indie Dyer from Blackwattle Yarn and Fibre). Time: 9.30am – 5.00pm both days. Cost: $395 per person

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Felting Workshop - Make your own bear - 11th July

Felting Workshop - Make your own bear - 11th July

Create @ Blackwattle – come to our alpaca farm, located in Murrumbateman, and learn needle felting techniques that you can use to create wonderful bears, lions or even koalas (additional kits available on the day to create more bears at home).

Workshop cost includes:
  • a bear base
  • needle felting needle and spare needles
  • ribbons and flowers to decorate your creation
  • all fibre needed to complete your bear
  • 2 course lunch
  • morning and afternoon tea
  • all day tea and coffee
  • plus time to hand feed our alpacas

Teacher – Angela Smith (farm owner).
Materials needed: nothing, just bring yourself as all materials for the workshop will be supplied. Time: 9.30am – 5.00pm. Cost: $195 per person

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