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56 Wall Street
Madison, CT 06443

203-245-5921

Welcome to Madison Wool!  We are a fiber lover’s paradise, with fine yarns for hand knitting plus one of a kind, handspun art yarns that you cannot find anywhere else! 

Weaving Classes

Weaving Classes

To book or view more information on our weaving classes, please visit our Events Calendar.


beginner class: Learning to Weave on the Ashford Knitter’s Loom (Rigid Heddle Loom)

Learn how to weave on the Ashford Knitter’s Loom (or any 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!

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. Looms and materials provided.

  • Instructor: Susan Snider
  • Saturday, July 21, 2018
  • 10 am - 4 pm
  • Cost $100.00 - $25.00 holds your space. 
  • Max of 3 students without looms.
  • Includes the use of loom and all materials; if you have your own loom, please bring it.
  • Snacks, water, and tea provided.  Refrigerator and microwave available
  • Local restaurants nearby for lunch break.  

intermediate rigid heddle Weaving techniques

Interested in pushing the limits of the rigid heddle loom?  Students will have a choice of learning two heddle weaving (including double weave and Theo Morman), designing a warp with colors and stripes, using two pick up sticks at the same time or exploring lace techniques.  Students Must be able to warp the loom. 

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Instructor: Susan Snider

9 AM - 3 PM,  Sunday, July 22, 2018

Cost $100.00 - $25.00 holds your space.

Max of 5 students

Includes the use of loom and all materials.

Snacks, water, and tea provided.  Refrigerator and microwave available

Local restaurants nearby for lunch break. 

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INTRODUCTION TO TAPESTRY WEAVINGWITH DAYNA MANKOWSKISUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2017, 2-5 PM.  $35.00 INCLUDES USE OF LOOM AND YARN.  LOOMS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE. $10.00 deposit holds your space.   

The Tapestry Loom is portable and versatile, and perfect to make creative wall hangings, or smaller pieces of cloth to use in larger projects.  Join us as we learn how to warp the loom, and how to weave with abandon! 

 Learn to Weave on The Inkle Loom.  Sunday, May 7, 2017.  with Susan Snider.  9 AM-1 PM.  $75.00 ($25.00 deposit holds your space).  Max of 2 students without looms. 


Weaving Classes Gallery

All class materials are to be purchased from Madison Wool. Unless specified, class fee does not include pattern or materials. To register for classes, call the shop at 203-245-5921 with your information and deposit (credit card).  We will accept mailed checks as well. Many classes from visiting teachers require you to register directly with them.  Please call or email us with any questions. If we cancel class for any reason (usually only due to weather or teacher illness), you get store credit or you may take rescheduled class. Class deposit/fee non refundable five days prior to class; cancellations prior to this get store credit less deposit. We take extenuating circumstances into consideration, so please let us know as soon as possible if you cannot attend a class.