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Weaving – Mad About Plaid – Thursday, August 17 & 24 5:30-7:30

$40.00

Weaving:  Mad About Plaid

Get your plaid on!  In this class, Pam will teach you the techniques for weaving plaid.  In the first session, we will discuss plaid planning and design, how to choose your yarns, calculating the yardage needed for your project, and how to create a weaving plan.  Then you will warp the loom for your unique project.  In the second session, you will learn about how to finish the ends of your project, work on weaving your design, and learn about how to change colors – when to splice the yarn and when to carry it up the side. (Two 2-hour sessions)

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Weaving:  Mad About Plaid

Get your plaid on!  In this class, Pam will teach you the techniques for weaving plaid.  In the first session, we will discuss plaid planning and design, how to choose your yarns, calculating the yardage needed for your project, and how to create a weaving plan.  Then you will warp the loom for your unique project.  In the second session, you will learn about how to finish the ends of your project, work on weaving your design, and learn about how to change colors – when to splice the yarn and when to carry it up the side. (Two 2-hour sessions)

Prerequisite:  level 1 weaving class or previous experience, knowledge of warping your loom, basic understanding of plain or balanced weave, understanding of basic terminology related to weaving

Materials: 

  • Two or more solid color worsted weight yarns of your choice of fiber
    • We will be calculating the yardage you need for your project on the first session. Wait to purchase on class night.
  • Loom and all tools needed for warping and weaving (bring your own

loom or rent one – looms are available for rental for $25.00. The rental fee can be applied to the purchase of the loom)

  • Blunt end yarn/tapestry needle
  • Calculator
  • Notepad, pen or pencil

Homework:  Complete before coming to class

  • Decide on the project you would like to weave – scarf, table runner, etc.
  • Decide on the number of colors and your color choices for your project
  • Decide on your choice of fiber – wool, cotton, etc.

 

Class size limited to six students with a minimum of three students.

 

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