Have you ever ogled the vibrant colors of hand dyed wool or snuggled up in a woven blanket? Have you ever wondered how your favorite wool sweater came into being? Join the Littleton Museum for our annual Sheep to Shawl celebration and learn about all things wool and the transformation process from shearing the sheep to weaving the fabric. As we are not yet able to host out usual in-person events at the museum, we will be including all that you need or want to know on this web page, so check below for exciting videos, info sheets, puzzles, and more.
Sheep to Shawl Videos
Join Littleton Museum Historic Interpreter, Cory Van Zytveld as she explores the process of turning fiber into fabric and introduces three basic cloth-making techniques: weaving, knitting, and crochet.
Explore the ways that 19th century housewives brought color into their lives and learn about historic dyeing processes with the Littleton Museum's Interpretive Volunteer, Angela Weeden.
Sheep to Shawl Games and Puzzles
|What is that Fiber?|
|Fiber into Fabric|
|Dye the Rainbow|