2019 Rigid Heddle Weaving Classes

June 22: Hemstitching and Lace

Leno lace on a rigid heddle loom

3-hour Workshop - $50.00

Learn how to hemstitch on your loom and weave lace

Skill level: 

Advanced beginner weaver (can warp and complete basic weaving)

Materials:

2-3 yd warped loom 10-15" wide in dk or worsted weight yarn on a 7.5 or 8 dent heddle

1 pickup stick or 9-14" straight knitting needle

Medium Tapestry needle (straight not bent tip)

1 stick shuttle loaded with warp yarn


Class Complete. Please select another class

Tantalizing Textures

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3-hour Workshop - $50.00

Learn to create texture with Rya fringe, Soumak knots and Pile Loop pickup. 

 Skill level: 

Advanced beginner weaver (can warp and complete basic weaving) 

Materials:

2 yd warped loom 10" wide in sport or dk weight yarn on a 7.5 or 8 dent heddle

Straight knitting needle (any sizes 13-19)

Bring any chunky or bulky weight yarns in colors that go well with your warp

Stick shuttle loaded with your warp yarn

Class Complete: Please select another class

August 17th: Overshot Chevron

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2-hour Workshop - $35.00

Learn how to weave your first overshot in the Chevron pattern.  

 Skill level:

 Advanced beginner weaver (can warp and complete basic weaving)  

Materials:

2 yd warped loom 10-15" wide in solid light colors sport or dk weight yarn on a 7.5, 8  or 10 dent heddle in Warping pattern 

Pickup stick or knitting needle

1 primary & 2 high-contrast colors 

3 wound stick shuttles - 1 for each color 

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September 14th: Winter Trees

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2-hour workshop - $35.00

Ready for more overshot?  Learn to weave the Winter Trees pattern to make a beautiful holiday scarf. 

Skill Level

Advanced beginner weaver - know how to use pickup sticks

Materials: 

2 yd warped loom 10" wide in dk weight yarn on a 7.5 or 8 dent heddle 

Pickup stick or knitting needle

2 stick shuttles loaded with warp yarn and contrasting color


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October 19th: Krokbragd Mug Rugs

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4 hour class - $70.00

Learn how to thread and use 2 heddles and how read and weave Krokbragd patterns.  

Skill Level: 

Intermediate weaver (comfortable with all basic weaving techniques and using more than one color)

Materials:

 2 yd warped loom 10" wide in dk weight cotton yarn on 7.5 or 8 dent heddle 

2nd heddle in same dent size

3-4 stick shuttles  

White and 3 contrasting colors of dk cotton yarns


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August 10th: Learn to Weave on Rigid Heddle Loom

Ashford Rigid Heddle Loom

4 - hour Class - $85.00

Learn how to warp and thread your loom, to create balanced weave and weave your first scarf.  


This class includes:

  • 4 hours of instruction
  • 2-week rental of your loom
  • All materials 




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