Saturday, March 16, 2019- Learn to Weave on The Rigid Heddle Loom. 10 AM-4PM. $100.00 ($25.00 deposit holds your space). Bring your own loom or use one of ours (limit 5 students).
Max of 4 students without looms. *Includes the use of loom and all materials; if you have your own loom, please bring it*. Learn how to weave on the Ashford Knitter’s Loom (or other rigid heddle loom)!. This portable, easy to use rigid heddle loom provides an infinite amount of design possibilities. It is called the Knitter’s Loom because it is a great way to use your left over yarns from knitting projects. If you have your own rigid heddle loom, feel free to bring it! Class is also open to intermediate weavers who would like to explore other projects.
Have you ever looked at a beautifully woven item and thought, “I wish I could create something like that?” then this class is for you. Rigid heddle loom weaving is simple to learn and offers an extraordinary range of creativity. In this workshop students will learn basic weaving terminology and techniques and be weaving in no time. You will weave a sample which will teach different weaving patterns and allow for exploration with color and texture. If you’re a knitter or spinner this is a great way to use up your stash! You will be surprised by how a small loom can inspire the fiber artist in you.
Lunch break - feel free to bring your own lunch, we have a refrigerator and microwave, plus water, snacks and tea. Local restaurants available too.