october, 2022

15oct(oct 15)11:00 am16(oct 16)4:00 pmWild about Wool


Event Details

A knitting and wool craft event

Join us for our special Wild About Wool knitting event and discover different types of textile crafts. Chat to our experts about your knitting conundrums, learn about peg looms, see a sock knitting machine in action and learn about the importance of knitting for the troops on the home front during WWI.

Visit our Home Front reenactors and out about the role of knitting in the Great War, the manufacture of Soldier’s woollen comforts and their distribution to the men, and women, at the front by the British Red Cross and First Aid Nursing Yeomanry

All activities are weather dependent and subject to change.


15 (Saturday) 11:00 am - 16 (Sunday) 4:00 pm


Chiltern Open Air Museum

78 Church Road


Chiltern Open Air Museum01494 871 117 Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles, Bucks HP8 4AB