Telar Mapuche: Inkle Style Weaving on a Frame Loom

Skill Level


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    Class Schedule

    4 Hours


      Learn the method the Mapuche weavers of Chile and Argentina use to weave inkle style bands on a simple frame loom. No previous band weaving experience is necessary. Students will weave at least one 6" to 8" band during the workshop, to be made into a key chain if desired.


      Registration Fee $30
      Materials Fee $45

      Materials Fee includes: frame loom, weaving yarns, shuttle, shed stick, pickup stick, printed patterns, hardware for one key fob key chain.

      Students to Bring

      • Enthusiasm!

      Instructor Bio

      Jennifer Williams is a passionate inkle band weaver. She has been a fiber enthusiast since childhood. However, when she was introduced to inkle weaving in 2012, she found her weaving passion. Jennifer is dedicated to sharing the art of inkle weaving as broadly as possible. She teaches beginning and advanced inkle weaving classes to guilds and individuals. Her work has been published in Easy Weaving with Little Looms. Additionally, she shares creative inkle band projects and information on her blog:


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