Drafting and Plying with Ginger Clark

Thursday afternoon mini-workshop Skill Level All levels, but must be able to spin a continuous yarn. Class Length 4 hours Class Description Spinners often have a default way of drafting and never experience different methods of drafting fibers for different yarns. Plying those yarns can make a huge difference in the yarn structure and how … Read more

Beautiful Hems with Margarete Griffiths

Thursday afternoon mini-workshop Skill Level All levels. Class Length 2.5 hours Class Description Workshop will cover how to plan and execute beautiful hems primarily for towels and napkins.  Workshop will cover both hand sewn and machine hems.    Instructor will provide fabric to practice on and examples of different types of hems.  If you hate hemming, … Read more

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

Thursday afternoon mini-workshop 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 … Read more

Design Possibilities Galore – Make them Work! with Sarah Saulson

2.5 Day Workshop (Friday am thru Sunday noon) Skill Level Beginning to Intermediate.  No previous weaving knowledge necessary, but also appropriate for weavers who would like a refresher on basic skills and new ideas. Class Description This is an introduction to basic floor loom weaving, but with a sense of adventure and fun.  Weaving is … Read more

Playing with Ply with Amy Tyler

2.5 Day Workshop (Friday am thru Sunday noon) Skill Level Intermediate.  Required Skills: Participants should be able to have some control over the amount of twist and thickness of singles, and should have some experience with plying. Class Description The ply structure of yarn is a significant factor in how a yarn behaves in knitting, crocheting, … Read more