Rigid Heddle Weaving

Learn a new way to use all those wonderful yarns with Linda Gettman.  Weaving on a rigid heddle loom is easy, portable, fun, and provides hours of relaxing fiber art time. Let your creativity flow as you design and weave a scarf with worsted weight yarn. Unlimited yarn, color, and pattern variations are possible on this simple loom. No previous weaving experience is necessary; beginners have great success with this first project. Come to Twisted and get hooked on weaving.

Date/Time: Saturday, August 25 & September 8; 9:30am – 12:30 pm

Materials – either bring your own or before/during class get 10% off on: Rigid heddle loom (we sell the Cricket Loom from Schacht at Twisted – max 10% discount if ordered during or before class), any size or brand ok, 8 or 10-dent heddle; stick shuttle; warping peg; sley hook or small size crochet hook.

Either bring your own or before/during class get 20% off on: 2 skeins of worsted weight, smooth yarn, any fiber type except mohair or angora to weave into a fringed scarf (can use variegated yarn for one skein. Need at least 140 yds. for the warp yarn and 160 yds for weft yarn); scissors.

Please bring: Paper grocery bags cut into 4 rectangular pieces; 2 pieces of scrap worsted weight yarn in a different color than project, about 24” long each.

Give us a call at 503-922-1150 or email at class@twistedpdx to sign up and get your dream-weaving on.