Join us for study visits in the north of Gotland on Saturday, 9 October
Let´s meet a Gotlandic sheepfarmer and get inspired by a bunch of local entrepreneurs.
We promise you an exiting and interesting day - join us!
08:45 Gisslause lammgård
It all begins at the farm... Elisabeth at Gisslause sheepfarm will show us her sheep and their wool. She has different sheep breeds with different wool types, quality and colours.
10:30 Stenkyrka Ullspinneri
At Stenkyrka wool spinning mill they happily process wool - from raw wool to yarn. It is a modern spinning mill, with flexible machines, that can handle both small and large quantities of wool from different sheep breeds, alpaca, angora, mohair and more.
12:30 Lunch at Ullkontoret
Ullkontoret started operating in 2016 and is Sweden´s only large scale wool scouring mill. They are scouring mainly sheeps´s wool from the island, but also wool from the swedish mainland and alpacka wool. About 2 tons of wool per day are being scored during spring and autumn!
14:45 Lecture/Inspirational talk - Erika Åberg
She is a knitter, an author, mother, knitwear designer and a maker. She lives on Gotland and have this thing with islands. And of course, wool!
Erika will take you on an inspirational journey on islands, living and knitting close to the Sea.
Good to know
No transportation is included - you travel with your own vehicle between the different locations.
Coffe/tea and lunch is included. Food allergy? Please tell us when you register.
Swedish guests - register at "Anmälan". Foreign guests - please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and phonenumber.
Last day for registration is Tuesday 5 October
Questions about the study visits?
Do not hesitate to contact Studieförbundet Vuxenskolan:
phone: +46 498-20 50 70 or email: email@example.com