Unravel and Rewind Workshop


Unravel and Rewind Workshop: Come along and learn from expert Patricia McCarthy-Henry how to reclaim yarn from overlooked knitwear and then elevate your skills, as you learn to prepare and care to maximize the potential of your recycled yarn stash.

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Unravel and Rewind Workshop

Part 1: Join us and our guest creative Patricia McCarthy-Henry for an engaging session dedicated to the art of reclaiming valuable yarn from unworn, unloved, or overly cherished knitwear. In this first workshop, participants will delve into a treasure trove of tips and methods for unravelling commercial knitwear and handknits. Surprisingly, unpicking handknits can pose unique challenges, making this skill invaluable for any knitting enthusiast.

Part 2: Elevate your yarn reclamation journey in our second workshop instalment. Here, participants will progress to the next stage, mastering the preparation and handling of reclaimed yarn for cleaning and reuse. Gain insights into effective storage and care techniques for your newfound yarn stash, ensuring its longevity and quality until its next creative endeavour. Join us as we unlock the full potential of recycled yarn in this enriching and practical workshop series.


Part 1: Saturday 20th April

Part 2: Saturday 4th May

What to bring?

Commercial or handknitted items you wish to unravel, quick unpick and small scissors.


Edendale Farm
30 Gastons Rd, Eltham VIC 3095

How much?

$35 per participate

Guest Instructor Bio

Patricia is a Banyule resident, BOS (Banyule Open Studios) board member and TACAS (Textile Art Community Art Space) board member. She is the knitwear designer/maker behind the label PMAXI Knitwear and is also an educator at RMIT, Brunswick campus. Growing up in Ireland, always wearing handmade knitwear, as well as learning to knit at the tender age of 4, it is no surprise that knitting became a major part of her life.

Cancellation & No Show Policy

All Creative Community Space classes are limited to a certain number of participants.  You need to give us notice if you wish to cancel.

We must receive a minimum of 1 WEEKS’ NOTICE of any calculations. Failure to do this means that your fee has been forfeited.

Last-minute cancellations will also be considered as No Shows

Additional information

Term 1 - Week 9

Mon 25th March Bunny Loot Bag, Wed 27th March Bunny Loot Bag


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