2020 Rigid Heddle Weaving Classes

Rigid Heddle Loom - Learn to Weave

Ashford Rigid Heddle Loom

March 28th from 12:30-3:30pm

4 - hour Weaving 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 

Winter Trees

Christmas Trees on woven cloth

2-hour Weaving 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 warp your loom, weave plain weave and use pickup sticks to create a pattern


  • 2 yd - 4 yrd warped loom 10" wide in worsted weight yarn on a 7.5 or 8 dent heddle or adjust your heddle size to suite the weight of your yarn as appropriate
  • Pickup stick or knitting needle
  • 2 stick shuttles loaded with warp yarn and contrasting color
  • Beater or fork 

Krokbragd Mug Rugs

Krokbragd weaving on mug rugs

4 hour Weaving 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

Hemstitching and Lace

Leno lace on a rigid heddle loom

3-hour Weaving Workshop - $50.00

Learn how to hemstitch on your loom and weave lace

Skill level: 

Advanced beginner weaver (can warp and complete basic weaving)


  • 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

Tantalizing Textures

Saori style weaving

3-hour Weaving 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) 


  • 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

Introduction to Pick-up Sticks, Floats and the Chevron Pattern

Overshop weaving

3 hour Weaving Workshop - $50.00

Learn how to use pickup stick to create warp and weft floats and weave your first overshot pattern.  



  • · Rigid heddle Loom – any width
  • · Warp – 7.5 or 8 dent heddle with DK weight yarn. 
  • · Pick–up stick with a beveled front and flat side  edge
  • · 2 stick shuttles 
  • Stick Shuttle 1 - highly contrasting color
  • Stick shuttle 2 -wound with warp yarn
  • · Beater or fork

Experience level: beginner to advanced. Must know how to warp a loom and weave plain weave

Prework:  Warp your loom and wind your shuttles

Let us know what is on your wish list

Drop us a line!

Vvisit during normal business hours. and bring your latest project. 

  We love hearing  about and seeing your latest projects.

Yarn Cloud

204 Washington St, P.O. Box 809, Occoquan, VA 22125, US

571-408-4236 wecare@yarncloud.com





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