Rigid Heddle Weaving 101: June 3rd + 10th
Instructor: Rachel Marcotte
You will make a plain-weave scarf on this simple, yet versatile loom. Instruction includes the direct warping method, proper tensioning, and finishing techniques.
Course requirements: You must love yarn, but no previous weaving experience is necessary.
What to bring to class:
+ Rigid heddle loom (such as Schacht Cricket - available to rent)
+ 8 dent heddle
+ Warping peg
+ Warping hook
+ 2 shuttles
+ Tapestry needle
+ Yarn: 200g Madeline Tosh DK
Loom Rental Policies:
If you need to rent a Cricket loom for use during class, please add Cricket Loom Rental to your cart along with your class. The rental includes the loom accessories: 8 dent heddle, warping peg, warping hook, and 2 shuttles.
Upon receiving your rental at the first class, you will need to provide a phone number and credit card number as a deposit for the rental of the loom. In the event that the loom is damaged or not returned to us, you agree to have the cost of the loom charged to your card.
Call the shop with any questions at 510-595-8372.
2 sessions / 3 hr & 2 hr
Students receive 15% off class materials.
Class Size: 6 students max.
Date & Time: June 3rd, 12:30 - 3:30 pm and June 10th, 12:30 - 2:30 pm