There was a time when fine woollen yarn was crafted into warm and wonderful creations in almost every New Brunswick household. Learn how yarn has been made for generations when you tour this historic 150-year-old family-operated mill. The oldest vertical mill in Canada, you’ll get to see every step in the transformation of raw wool into yarn. See where the yarn is carded, dyed in a rainbow of colours and spun into a range of different products. Adults and children alike will love to learn simple knitting stitches during a tutorial led by an expert at the mill. Experience the satisfying feel of the yarn in your hands and the smooth needles clicking away. A personal creation is yours to take home after this fascinating visit to a place where tradition meets trend.
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Briggs & Little Woolen Mills Ltd.
Since 1857, the mill has been using wool from local farmers and producing quality, sought-after yarns for hand knitting and weaving. Self-guided tours.