Inkle Weaving Intermediate Techniques: Three Shaft Turned Krokbragd with Daryl Lancaster

Thursday afternoon mini-workshop

You may join the waitlist for this class. Waitlisted students are automatically added to the class if a space opens. Please see the Registration Guide for details.

Skill Level

Intermediate – Advanced.  Should be able to warp an inkle loom, weave a competent band, and follow a complex draft.

Class Length

4 hours

Class Description

For those who are looking for the next step with this simple two shaft loom, explore this more challenging technique for greater versatility in design.  Three shaft turned Krokbragd creates three separate warps using additional heddles and a couple of paperclips.  Participants will be warping the loom in class and learn to navigate this beautiful option, without the need for pick up.

Instructor Biography

Daryl Lancaster, a hand weaver and fiber artist known for her handwoven garments, has been sewing for more than 50 years.  She gives lectures and workshops to guilds, conferences, and craft centers all over the United States.  The former Features Editor for Handwoven magazine, she frequently contributes to various weaving and sewing publications and is a regular contributor to Threads magazine.  Daryl maintains a blog at www.weaversew.com/wordblog.

Fees

Registration: $50

Materials: $5 for bound color handout

Materials Fees are not collected as part of registration.  They are paid directly to the instructor at the beginning of class.

Students to Bring

  • Scissors
  • Notebook and pen
  • Open sided inkle loom (the Glimakra and Gilmore Wave are not suitable for this technique)
  • 3 cones of high contrast 10/2 or 5/2 perle cotton
  • Small belt shuttle
  • Extra heddle cord
  • 35 heddles.
  • Optional:
    • Portable light with extension cord
    • Reading glasses or magnifiers if applicable
    • Small package of brightly colored Post-its.