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Friday, October 20 • 9:00am - 4:00pm
Up and Down on the Rigid Heddle Loom - SOLD OUT LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Rigid Heddle looms are simple looms, but can be very versatile.  Portable, easy to warp, available in multiple widths and reed sizes, they are a great way to be introduced to the awesome world of weaving AND to make a dent in your yarn stash.

This workshop will go over the basics of learning to weave on a rigid heddle loom.  You will learn weaving terms, how to calculate a warp and plan a project, how to warp the rigid heddle loom using the direct warping method, the proper way to wind a stick shuttle, and basic finishing for scarves.

Participants will prepare their loom for weaving a scarf and finish the project on their own.  

Level of experience: beginner

Materials Provided by Instructor:  none 

Materials Provided by Student:  Rigid Heddle loom with a 7/5 or 8 dent reed, reed hook, warping peg if available, paper and pen for notes. Smooth worsted weight yarn (#4) of your choice.
Homework: no

Leslie can be reached with questions by emailing leslie@yadkinarts.org

A portion of this workshop fee is underwritten by The Yadkin Valley Fiber Room in Yadkinville, NC.  


Friday October 20, 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm EDT
Bldg D 41.936412, -73.908597
  Workshops, Weaving

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