Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving for 15" Cricket Looms Class

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Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving on the Cricket Loom
The Schacht Cricket Rigid Heddle Loom is portable, versatile and maybe best of all - EASY! If you are a yarn lover, rigid heddle weaving may be the best thing yet for quickly transforming your stash into beautiful, functional pieces for gift giving, decorating your home and accessorizing your wardrobe.
In this 4 week course (plus optional pre-course workshop) Elle Warren will help you get started on a weaving adventure that will expand your skills and tools as a fiber artist.
This class will be taught using only the Cricket loom (available here)
If you have a different brand of rigid heddle loom this is not the class for you.
If you already know the basics of weaving taught in this class, consider taking Beyond the Basics Weaving (Coming in August 2018).
Instructor: Elle Warren
Class Dates: 
    August Session:
    • Saturday’s  August 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th
    Course Fee:  $100 for 8 hours of instruction
    What to Bring: 
    • Assembled 15" Cricket Loom plus all the other things that came in the box, including booklet! LOOM MUST ALREADY BE ASSEMBLED
    • Scissors
    • Yarn - the yarn that came in the box, worsted weight for warping (strong and not too fuzzy) and assorted sizes can be used for the weft
    • 2 brown paper shopping bags
    • Ruler
    • Large eyed tapestry needle with curved point
    Course Outline:
    Week 1:  Weaving terms, warping your loom, winding your shuttles, beginning to weave, changing colors
    Week 2:  Removing your weaving, finishing, planning a project, warping with multi-colors, neat edges
    Week 3: Reading a draft, solving problems, fibonacci scarf
    Week 4: Clasped weft, some fancy stitches, final touches

       

      OPTIONAL - 
      Constructing Your Loom - for people who need help assembling their loom.
      Upcoming Dates:
      What to Bring:
      • Complete contents of the box your Cricket came in
      • Philips head screwdriver

      The Cricket Looms are available for purchase.

      The class is discounted if you purchase your loom and the class before the class begins.

       

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